LEIPZIG, GERMANY - OCTOBER 20: Members of historical clubs prepare to reenact the 1813 Battle of Leipzig during the Napoleonic War on October 20, 2012 near Leipzig, Germany. In the 1813 battle a ... more 
LEIPZIG, GERMANY - OCTOBER 20: Members of historical clubs prepare to reenact the 1813 Battle of Leipzig during the Napoleonic War on October 20, 2012 near Leipzig, Germany. In the 1813 battle a coalition of Russian, Prussian, Austrian and Swedish armies defeated Napoleon in a raging, four-day battle that involved 600,000 soldiers, the most number of troops ever involved in a single battle in Europe prior to World War I. The battle checked Napoleon's expansion eastward and compelled him and this troops to retreat towards France. (Photo by Marco Prosch/Getty Images) less 
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