Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Borodino

  • Blood at Borodino

    George DuneaChicago, Illinois, United States The year 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of Borodino, one of the bloodiest battles in the history of mankind. It pitted against each other two roughly matched adversaries, the armies of emperor Napoleon and Czar Alexander I, each boasting about 130,000 men and 600 guns. Having marched all the way…