Battle of Waterloo

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the battle on 18 June 1815 in which Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon

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Janice Murray, director general of the National Army Museum, explained: "While the Battle of Waterloo marks an important moment in the history of Britain and Europe, we want to recognise the impact the battle made on individual soldiers.
one of the highlights of the year was when I attended a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
The exhibition includes a hand-painted sign from the Waterloo pub, Wakefield Road, which was opened shortly after the end of the Battle of Waterloo and named to commemorate the battle.
They then joined Prince Charles and David Cameron at the Battle of Waterloo commemoration service at St Paul's Cathedral.
There are eyewitness descriptions of French soldiers with broken limbs lying in puddles trying to stab themselves with their own sabres to commit suicide," says Prof Simms, who has published The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo.
But will he sink or swim as he hosts a sale themed on the Battle of Waterloo.
Thursday, June 18: The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to attend a national service to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo at St Paul's Cathedral.
MIKE Lockley's article concerning the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo is reminiscent of the Battle at Rorke's Drift in 1789.
Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, this series is about two men.
The Battle of Waterloo was swiftly recognised in Britain as an epoch-defining event.
To mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, one of the biggest re-enactments in history - involving 4500 foot soldiers, 300 cavalry and 100 cannons - will take place on the same battlefield on June 18.
com)-- One month before the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo sees the official publication of the "Waterloo Commemorative Anthology.
Contract award: renovation of the museum hotel on the site of the battle of waterloo in 1815.
This luxury establishment, built in the 1830s by Battle of Waterloo veteran Sir William Ogilvie, is perfect for a romantic weekend or a special occasion, with its superb views over the beautiful 4.
TODAY WATERLOO DAY 1815: The Battle of Waterloo was fought, at which combined forces led by the Duke of Wellington and the Prussian Field Marshal Blucher defeated Napoleon.