Smolensk – Les remparts de Smolensk – from Pierre Toussaint

The Walls of Smolensk
These brick walls stood 200 years ago as part of the 6.5 km fortification encircling the city
Originally with 38 towers, in 1812 there were 30 and only 17 exist today
Photograph taken November 2012 and is courtesy of Pierre Toussaint, member of the Centre d’Etudes Napoléoniennes

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