en.topwar.ruArtillery of the conqueror of EuropeRussian mounted artillery prepares to open fire on a French infantry square. Oh, now it won't seem enough for them! Figure: AN Ezhova And the volleys of thousands of guns merged into a drawn-out howl ... Yu. Lermontov. Borodino Weapons from museums. Date August 26 (September 7) 1812 in the history of Russia has a special meaning.