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Arc de Triomphe: Names and Battles 1792-1815

Commissioned by Napoleon, the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile is a monument to the brave soldiers and military victories of the French Revolution, Consulate, and First French Empire. Throughout this site you'll find biographies of the officers whose names are inscribed on the Arc de Triomphe along with explanations and maps of major battles of the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars.

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