Mikhail Kutuzov

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  • ''Napoleon is a torrent which as yet we are unable to stem. Moscow will be the sponge that will suck him dry.''
    Mikhail Kutuzov (1745-1813), Russian general. speech, Sept. 13, 1812, to the Russian army commanders at Fili. The day before Napoleon entered Moscow, which he was obliged to abandon a month later.
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