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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Mar 2018 12:54 p.m. PST

…and 1814


"Napoleon's abdication in April 1814 brought not only peace to Europe after many years of conflict, but allowed many thousands of prisoners of war held in Britain to be released. However, the advance of the Allies across the continent in 1813-14 had allowed many prisoners to be returned prior to this date, as not all were Frenchmen. As French forces were pushed back into France, countries that had once been part of the French Empire now found themselves included in the alliance against Napoleon, and began rebuilding their armies to take their place within the ranks of the victors. This allowed Britain to release many thousands of prisoners of war and thus alleviate the pressure on a prison system that had expanded (both in physical size and cost) since the outbreak of war in 1803. Release of these men reduced the burden of the system on Britain's finances, but release and freedom (however that was defined) produced mixed feelings amongst the men concerned. This paper examines their story…."
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Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP28 Mar 2018 11:47 a.m. PST

So come on…

The time has come….

Tell us, how do you do it? Do not tell me you would have to kill me if I found out……this makes you a cyber bully I am told. This would make me feel stressed and discriminated against (and we cannot have that these days)

How many staff do you really employ and in how many countries? Do you have a series of buildings and a staff bigger than Google's to monitor this stuff?

Are you a threat to national security……… or maybe an influence in US elections or UK referenda?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Mar 2018 12:15 p.m. PST

(big smile)


Do you believed me if I said: "Pure chance…"?

Amicalement
Armand

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