Episode 1: War Fever

We talk about how typhus helped destroy Napoleon’s Grand Armee. You can listen to it online here.

If you’d like learn more about Napoleon’s invasion of Russia, these books are a good place to start:

1812: Napoleon’s Fatal March on Moscow, by Adam Zamoyski

The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon’s Grand Army, by Stephan Talty

Russia Against Napoleon, by Dominic Lieven

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