While obviously fatal wound the unfortunate helped to die. French officer PON de Combe in the battle of Borodino saw the Polish officer: Exploding grenade cut his spine and his side, this terrible wound, it seemed, was caused by the sharp scythe . The pole begged me to finish it. De Combe was unable to fulfill the request of the wounded man, but gave him a gun. I have noticed, with what wild joy he seized the gun, and I was still at a distance of croup of the horse, he shot himself in the forehead.
Abraham Norov, the chronicler of the war of 1812, and during her seventeen-year artillery cadet, recalled another episode of the battle of Borodino: Fell at my feet one of the Rangers. With horror I saw that he had ripped off all over the face and frontal bone, and he clutched his convulsing brain. Shall I pin? told me standing near me Bombardier . Norov ordered to drag the soldier into the bushes order to finish off apparently young didn’t have the guts. (After a while most Norov-a severed foot.
In addition to wounds, and contusions. Baron de Marbo describes how at the battle of Eylau – tore the rear corner of his hat (dressed up like every aide in the nose forward): the Blow was the more terrible,that my hat was kept on a sturdy leather chinstrap. I was absolutely stunned. Continue reading