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In a series in which people discuss their links to areas of Napoleon's life, Mark Adkin on how he admired Napoleon as a boy, going on to become a soldier and a military historian.

Mark Adkin admired Napoleon as a child and later became a soldier. Now he writes military history and describes being a military historian in the footsteps of Napoleon.

The last of five essays as part of BBC Radio 3's Napoleon Season marking two hundred years since his historic retreat from Moscow.

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Fri 7 Dec 2012 22:45

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