June 15 1815: Napoleon Crosses the Frontier

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“My Brother,—As the enemy has made an aggressive movement, I am advancing to meet him. Hostilities will therefore commence to-day. Consequently I wish you to publish the declaration which has been prepared.”

— Napoleon writes to his brother Joseph, Beamont, June 15 1815 at 3 a.m.

The image above is by Kwalestafar ” Motorbiker Boney” par Jacques-Louis David, Collection très particulière.”

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