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Napoleon escapes from Elba

26 February 1815.... 199 years ago on this day, the emperor Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from Elba.

11 March 1815 this news arrived at Brussels and The Hague, where the Dutch government immediately decided to mobilise a field army of 30,000 men strong and send these to protect its recently acquired southern territories in Belgium.

Follow this interesting and detailed history in our first publication "From mobilisation to war".

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