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I apologise for having to dash to Moscow more rapidly that Napoleon managed and I am grateful...

Can someone explain what this "Napoleon" thing means.

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Dino said:
I apologise for having to dash to Moscow more rapidly that Napoleon managed and I am grateful...

Can someone explain what this "Napoleon" thing means.

Thank you
Correct me if I mess up history. Napoleon's attempt to conquer Russia was limited by the Russian summer. He had to be in Moscow to make winter quarters. In a nut shell - he was was in a hurry!!!
 
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