The Napoleonic Wars - OverSimplified (Part 1)

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-Napoleon and Alex on raft © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

Music (licensed under a Creative Commons license):

Music by Kevin MacLeod:
Marty Gets A Plan
Hard Boiled
Dances and Dames
Fast Talkin
Pina Colada
Face Off
Bumbly March
Sneaky Snitch
Faster Does It
Constance The Descent
Exotic Battle
Covert Affair

From Artlist:
Ian Post - Eminence Landscapes
LMOP - The Whisper Man
Kevin Graham - Autumn
Maik Thomas - Bonus Track
Ian Post - Futuristic War

Audionautix - Temptation March

All other music licensed from Epidemic Sound

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