Brigadier Gerard by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Brigadier Gerard by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, based on the character in 'The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard' (1896). First produced at the Imperial Theatre on 3rd March 1906. Lewis Waller, the leading matinee idol of his day, is seen as Gerard in the uniform of Napoleons army, standing on a battlefield. The artist is John Cameron.
'The Imperial Theatre' has been crossed out and replaced with the Lyric. Another copy does not have this text.
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Hydrogen balloon for a military use, designed
Hydrogen balloon for a military use, designed by Charles Coutelle. The hot-air balloons were used by Napoleon's army in order to keep an eye on the enemy and manage the battle. The balloons were held on the floor using wires. Messages attached to sand sacks which went through the wires were used in order to communicate with the army on the floor. Date:
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Charles Victor Leclerc
CHARLES VICTOR EMMANUEL LECLERC - French military, married Maria Bonaparte, Napoleon's sister. Defeated Toussaint - Louverture in Haiti in 1802, died of fever Date: 1702 - 1802
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