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Marshal Bernadotte (Part 1) - Service in the Army

The Great French Revolution brought the world not only a picture of the people's struggle against the hated regime, but also a number of heroes and personalities, for whom it became a springboard to fame. The Grande Armée became a kind of "seedbed" of these nascent heroes, who fought valiantly for their ideals. If they did, they rose rapidly through the military hierarchy, and with the gradual increase in their wealth, their ideals were later replaced by a desire for power. Some began to make their own plans, pursue their goals, and no longer serve in the military with as zeal as during the revolution. Jean-Baptiste Jules Bernadotte was a very controversial figure from Napoleon's marshals.

The secret of Saint Exe

There is perhaps no language into which the Little Prince of Saint Exe (as his pilots' friends called him) has not been translated. In that magical book about the meeting of a pilot and a little alien prince, he captured his own experiences of a failed long-distance flight when he had to make an emergency landing in the desert. Saint Exe was one of those unique artists for whom the world of technology was not only foreign, but also a source of inspiration.

Why was Napoleon defeated?

The causes of the defeat of the best strategist and the tactics of his time, whose war genius was not tainted by defeat.

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