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Michel Ney did not die in france, He died in America. watch

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    We are the 15 th of November 1846. An old professor, respected by everyone, dies in Rowan County, North Carolina. Lying on his death bed, he finds the strength to say a few words to his friends who surround him: "I will not die with a lie on the lips. I am Marshal Ney of France". One can imagine the trouble, if not the amazement, which also immediately sweeps over the audience. A dying man has just admitted that he is not the one that he has always claimed to be. But what did he claim exactly? And what do we really know about him? In fact, his origins are as mysterious as his last words.

    Eventually, Ney settled in Rowan County, North Carolina, where he became a well-liked and (by most accounts) tireless schoolteacher. According to his former students, Ney would parade and inspect them each morning, much like a field marshal might. He constantly pushed them to better themselves and had a tendency to challenge spirited and disruptive pupils to playful duels with wooden sticks. He even wrote a math textbook and once carved a replica of the globe into a pumpkin in an effort to teach his students world geography. There were those who suspected that this mild-mannered teacher might just be the famed veteran of the wars in Europe. They pointed to the fact that Marshal Ney’s father had been named Peter and his mother’s maiden name was Stuart — a strange coincidence?



    Amazing


    http://www.napoleonicsociety.com/english/neya.htm
    http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/g...ter-stuart-ney
    http://militaryhistorynow.com/2012/1...chool-teacher/
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    (Original post by the bear)
    nay
    Are you not excited!!!

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    (Original post by HucktheForde)
    Are you not excited!!!

    hmmm Rommel did not die... he became an Extreme Sports instructor in Santa Monica
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    hmmm Rommel did not die... he became an Extreme Sports instructor in Santa Monica
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    (Original post by HucktheForde)
    We are the 15 th of November 1846. An old professor, respected by everyone, dies in Rowan County, North Carolina. Lying on his death bed, he finds the strength to say a few words to his friends who surround him: "I will not die with a lie on the lips. I am Marshal Ney of France". One can imagine the trouble, if not the amazement, which also immediately sweeps over the audience. A dying man has just admitted that he is not the one that he has always claimed to be. But what did he claim exactly? And what do we really know about him? In fact, his origins are as mysterious as his last words.

    Eventually, Ney settled in Rowan County, North Carolina, where he became a well-liked and (by most accounts) tireless schoolteacher. According to his former students, Ney would parade and inspect them each morning, much like a field marshal might. He constantly pushed them to better themselves and had a tendency to challenge spirited and disruptive pupils to playful duels with wooden sticks. He even wrote a math textbook and once carved a replica of the globe into a pumpkin in an effort to teach his students world geography. There were those who suspected that this mild-mannered teacher might just be the famed veteran of the wars in Europe. They pointed to the fact that Marshal Ney’s father had been named Peter and his mother’s maiden name was Stuart — a strange coincidence?



    Amazing


    http://www.napoleonicsociety.com/english/neya.htm
    http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/g...ter-stuart-ney
    http://militaryhistorynow.com/2012/1...chool-teacher/
    Never heard of him, was he supposed to be someone big?
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    Never heard of him, was he supposed to be someone big?
    The bravest of the brave

 
 
 
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