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The Little Corporal ?? - 3/25/2004 8:33:21 PM   
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Who wrote the front page article referring to Napoleon as "The Little Corporal".

Bonaparte was never a corporal. Corsican, maybe. But not a corporal.
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RE: The Little Corporal ?? - 3/25/2004 8:59:17 PM   
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I do believe his troops gave him the term of endearment "Petit Caporal" : The Little Corporal.

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RE: The Little Corporal ?? - 3/25/2004 9:36:36 PM   
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It would seem so. I had thought the writer was confusing him with a certain German from a later century.

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