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Souvenir de Waterloo, 1815

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A 6 pound cannon round broke through the Cuirasse of Antoine Francois Faveau. The shot tore a massive hole through breast- and backplate. He died instantaneously. To be seen in the Musée de l'Armée des Invalides in Paris.

Eine 6-Pfund-Kanonenkugel durchschlug die Rüstung des französischen Kavalleristen Antoine Francois Faveau. Das Geschoss riss ein riesiges Loch durch die Brust- und Rückenplatten. Der Soldat war sofort tot. Heute ist die Rüstung im 'Musée de l' armée invalides' in Paris ausgestellt.

Source: Geschichte online

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