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His Grande Armée was badly damaged and never fully recovered. In 1813, the Sixth Coalition defeated his forces at the Battle of Leipzig and his enemies invaded France. Napoleon was forced to abdicate and go in exile to the Italian island of Elba. In 1815 he escaped and returned to power, but he was finally defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815. He spent the last 6 years of his life in confinement by the British on the island of Saint Helena.

His Grande Armée was badly damaged and never fully recovered. In 1813, the Sixth Coalition defeated his forces at the Battle of Leipzig and his enemies invaded France. Napoleon was forced to abdicate and go in exile to the Italian island of Elba. In 1815 he escaped and returned to power, but he was finally defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815. He spent the last 6 years of his life in confinement by the British on the island of Saint Helena.

The causes of the First World War are murky and much disputed, but time has led to some clarity

The causes of the First World War are murky and much disputed, but time has led to some clarity

Giddy up: Dismounted cavalrymen take a  rest in a convenient shellhole while their mounts form a protective ring around them. Horses proved  ineffective in trench warfare, and by the war's end they had effectively been replaced by tanks

Giddy up: Dismounted cavalrymen take a rest in a convenient shellhole while their mounts form a protective ring around them. Horses proved ineffective in trench warfare, and by the war's end they had effectively been replaced by tanks

Canadian stretcher-bearers take wounded to aid post during Battle of Passchendaele in November 1917

Canadian stretcher-bearers take wounded to aid post during Battle of Passchendaele in November 1917

Fotografías coloreadas de la I Guerra Mundial para revivir la historia | Cultura Colectiva - Cultura Colectiva

Fotografías coloreadas de la I Guerra Mundial para revivir la historia | Cultura Colectiva - Cultura Colectiva

Churchill tank crews HQ Troop, 51st Royal Tank Regiment, 25th Tank Brigade, share out rations near their camouflaged vehicles before going into action in support of 1st Canadian Division, Italy.

Churchill tank crews HQ Troop, 51st Royal Tank Regiment, 25th Tank Brigade, share out rations near their camouflaged vehicles before going into action in support of 1st Canadian Division, Italy.

The soldiers, units, regiments and battles of the British Army of the First World War, and how to research and understand them.

The soldiers, units, regiments and battles of the British Army of the First World War, and how to research and understand them.