Napoleonic war battlefields tour

Napoleonic war famous monuments and battlefields in Russia, Smolensk

Napoleon and Russia

One day Napoleonic 1812 French-Russian war tour from Moscow to Smolensk in the soviet era. Photo bu athor in 1983 year.
Napoleonic war monument in Smolensk.
A French soldier (Napoleon and France) attacks an eagle’s nest (Russia) on a rock. The nest is protected by two eagles (the first and second Russian army, which joined in Smolensk). Eagle (first Russian army) proudly spreads its wings. One eagle is wounded.
The inscription “Grateful Russia to the heroes of 1812”
The monument is located next to the military historical museum of the Second World War.