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Who invaded Russia prior to Napoleon?
Who was the tsar of russia when Napoleon Bonaparte invaded the country in 1812?
Did Russia ever invade France?
No,Russia never invaded,but France has once invaded Russia...that's for sure! Actually, Russia did invade France, but not as the aggressor country, the way Napoleon did to Russia. In 1814, after Napoleon invaded Russia then retreated back to France, Tsar Alexander I and the Russian Army (along with the Prussian and Austro-Hungarian armies) followed the retreating Napoleon all the way back to France. The Russian army entered France and defeated Napoleon at last. On March 31, 1814, Tsar Alexander I rode into Paris.
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What nations remained allied against napoleon in 1812?
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Who should Hitler have learned from in history about invading Russia?
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Did Napoleon invaded Russia to teach Charles maurice de talleyrand a lesson?
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What mistake did Hitler make that was the same as napolean?
Why did Napoleon lose when he invaded Russia?
What happened when Napoleon invaded Russia?
He lost ~600,000 men throughout his disastrous march through Russia. Napoleon did not equip his men with winter clothing to protect them from the harsh grandfather winter of Russia. His men were also not trained to combat against guerrilla warfare which inflicted many casualties during his march through Russia.
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Was Russia actually invaded in 1941 or was just part of the Eastern side invaded?
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Did Russia know about the atomic bomb when they invaded japan?
What major event happened in 1812?
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How many times has Russia been invaded and by whom?
Russia was first invaded by Batu Khans Mongols in (1237-1240) The Swedes and Teutonic Knights jointly invaded Russia in (1240-1242) Russians led by Alexander Nevesky defeated both invaders. The Poles invaded Russia in (1605-1606) Polish occupation of Moscow untill a Russian uprising in 1618 drove out the Poles. Swedes led by King Charles invaded Russia in (1708-1709) Russians led by Peter the Great defeated the Swedes. Napoleons French Grand Armee invaded Russia in (1812) Napoleon forced to retreat because of winter. The Turks and Germans jointly invaded Russia during WW1(1914-1918) Russia under Lenin signed peace treaty with Germans. Germans left Russia after WW1. Hitlers Wehrmacht invaded the USSR in (1941-1945) and were driven out by the Red Army in 1944 led by Commanders Zhurkov, Konev and Chuikov.