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Napoleon's soldiers defending a telegraph post shortly before his defeat by Wellington. This would have been fitted with the Chappe optical/aerial telegraph (semaphore) system. From Louis Figuier 'Les Merveilles de la Science', Paris, c1870. Engraving.

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Napoleon's soldiers defending a telegraph post shortly before his defeat by Wellington. This would have been fitted with the Chappe optical/aerial telegraph (semaphore) system. From Louis Figuier 'Les Merveilles de la Science', Paris, c1870. Engraving.