Posted By:Ted Pack
Subject:Re: Question please..........
Post Date:December 31, 2003 at 08:37:52
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Forum:Napoleonic Wars Forum
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There were Germans who fought with and against Napoleon. If you are interested, ask your librarian for a basic history of the Napoleonic wars. Remember a couple of things -

1) "German" meant the language they spoke; there were a lot of small nations, not one big one like today.

2) Loyalties shifted back and forth.

It sounds like you read this, or a version of it: