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Fontainebleau, France, Nov 30:  The single line of Napoleon's secret code told Paris of his desperate, last order against the Russians: "At three o'clock in the morning, on the 22nd I am going to blow
India TV News Desk November 30, 2012 12:58 IST
India TV News Desk
Fontainebleau, France, Nov 30:  The single line of Napoleon's secret code told Paris of his desperate, last order against the Russians: "At three o'clock in the morning, on the 22nd I am going to blow up the Kremlin."



By the time Paris received the letter three days later, the Russian czar's seat of power was in flames and the diminished French army was in retreat.