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Napoleonic war coffins

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British miltary carry coffins containing remains of 30 British sailors and soldiers, who lost their lives during the Napoleonic war 1798-1801, during a military funeral in Alexandria, Egypt, to rebury them Monday, April 18, 2005. Archaeologists had found the remains during a dig on an island off Alexandria. Some of the troops died during the Battle of the Nile in 1798 when British warships commanded by Admiral Horatio Nelson defeated Napoleon's fleet.
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Date taken:April 2005
Date added:April 2005
Source:AP Photo/Amr Nabil
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