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  • Reenactment of the battle of Marengo
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    Pedersoli was present on this years's reenactment of the battle of Marengo in Italy to support the reenactors coming from all over Europe. Battle of Marengo, (June 14, 1800), narrow victory for Napoleon Bonaparte in the War of the Second Coalition, fought on the Marengo Plain about 3 miles (5 km) southeast of Alessandria, in northern Italy, between Napoleon’s approximately 28,000 troops and some 31,000 Austrian troops under General Michael Friedrich von Melas; it resulted in the French...

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