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flames of Moscow

Ivan Lukash

flames of Moscow

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia
    • Subjects:
    • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Fiction.,
    • Russia -- History -- Alexander I, 1801-1825 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ivan Lukash; translated from the Russian by Natalie Duddington.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsDuddington, Natalie, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.L9697 Fl 2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 475 p.
      Number of Pages475
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6749950M
      LC Control Number30029337
      OCLC/WorldCa513662

      The fires spread quickly since most buildings in Moscow were made of wood. After his return to the Kremlin, the French emperor made the decision, which he announced publicly, to remain in the winter apartments in Moscow, which, as he believed at that time, even in its current state would give him more adapted buildings, more resources and more money, than any other place. EX Excellent. Who shall sit in the city of Novgorod? The Khan would be offered Astrakhan, but only provisionally; if he sent his son to be Khan of Astrakhan, there must also be a Russian governor and the Russians in Astrakhan must be given full liberty to practice their trades and their religion as before. Most residents had already escaped the city, leaving behind vast quantities of hard liquor but little food.

      May show very small spine creases or slight corner wear. His corps was the first to ride through the city, taking the Kremlin in the afternoon. Without an efficient firefighting action, these individual building fires will spread to become neighborhood fires, and ultimately a citywide conflagration. Many, caught between two fires, were slaughtered. On ArbatNapoleon saw only the owner of the pharmacy with his family and the wounded French general, who was at their stand.

      Napoleon decided to turn right from the Old Kaluga Road, bypass the location of the Russian army, go out onto the Borovskaya Road, go through the untouched places along the Kaluga Governorate to the south-west, moving to Smolensk. Vorotynsky pursued him for a little way but soon gave up the fight. Even hard punishments could not prevent the plundering, beating or raping of Moscow's citizens by French soldiers during the fire. Meanwhile the Tatars pressed closer to the city not only in the south but also in the west, where a whole army crossed the ford near the Novodevichy Monastery to attack the Oprichnina quarter, which they stormed and set on fire.


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