The effects of lice on the Grande Armee 1812

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The effects of lice on the Grande Armee 1812

Postby OG Grenadier » Tue Dec 20, 2005 1:35 am

"Hard genetic evidence that lice-borne disease played a key role in Napoleon's disastrous retreat through Russia in 1812 has been produced by researchers".

Lice 'undermined Napoleon's army'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4534540.stm

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Postby Lord Crow » Tue Dec 20, 2005 1:58 am

Were they Russian Lice or French Lice? :wink:

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Postby Lady Meg » Tue Dec 20, 2005 2:20 am

Cool article OGG.

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Postby OG Grenadier » Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:21 am

Actually they could have been "flied lice"........ boom TISH. :twisted:

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Postby Lady Meg » Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:10 pm

Did you really go there OGG? You even did the rimshot. *Shakes head and walks away.* :lol:

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