After being forced to abdicate as French emperor in 1814, Napoleon escaped from exile on the island of Elba this day in 1815. Then, gathering support en route, retook power on his return to Paris on March 20, ushering in the Hundred Days.
Today’s feature article was written by SurvivalBlog’s founder, James Wesley, Rawles (JWR).
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