The Battle of Borodino was the bloodiest one-day battle in history of the world up until that time
By the time Napoleon’s army left Moscow, it had lost 66 percent of its men.
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The Battle of Borodino was fought out for the 57th time this weekend outside Moscow in what was the biggest military reenactment in Europe.
The bloodiest battle in the war between Russia and France in 1812 was re-enacted by more than 1,000 participants, who wore French and Russian replica uniforms and took the roles of soldiers, officers, and generals.
Source: The Moscow Times