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The Emperor Napoleon addresses his Guard during the Battle of Waterloo June 1815

Some 55,000 soldiers were killed and wounded during the Battle of Waterloo, a   carnage comparable to the first day of the Somme. A new book written by a   surgeon ahead of this summer's 200th anniversary argues that sacrifice must   not be forgotten

Why we must remember the bloody cost of Waterloo

Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Rare skeleton of unknown 'British' soldier found Waterloo Battlefield

On this day in September 1852 Field Marshall Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington dies. He was twice British Prime Minister under the Tory party. and served briefly in He remained Commander-in-Chief of the British Army until his death.

1815 Gordon Highlanders, British, at the Battle of Waterloo. suzilove.com. Absolutely one of may favorite illustrations ever! I think it's the drummer.

Gordon Highlanders, Waterloo Although not an action scene, and meant as a uniform plate, this is my all-time favorite on this subject, maybe because of the look on the young lad's face.

Piper Kenneth MacKay of the 79th Cameron Highlanders at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815.  In the heat of battle, Piper MacKay stepped from the protection of the ranks and began to play, Cogadh no Sith (War or Peace).  He was later presented a set of silver mounted pipes by the King for his act of bravery.

revgmh: “ Piper Kenneth MacKay of the Cameron Highlanders at the Battle of Waterloo, In the heat of battle, Piper MacKay stepped from the protection of the ranks and began to play, Cogadh.

British soldiers defending the Hougomont gate during the Battle of Waterloo, June 1815.

Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Waterloo: British soldiers defending the Hougomont gate during the Battle of Waterloo.

Hussar's military uniform, c1815. Worn by Private Robert Smith at the Battle of Waterloo.    Courtesy of Colchester & Ipswich Museums.

A very handsome uniform indeed. Hussar's military uniform, Worn by Private Robert Smith at the Battle of Waterloo. Courtesy of Colchester & Ipswich Museums.

The Battle of Waterloo: The day that decided Europe's fate. (BBC) La Haye Sainte.

The Battle of Waterloo: The day that decided Europe's fate

Napoleon with his French Imperial Guard, Wellington with his British and Allied army. One battle ended 20 years of bloody conflict on the continent.

Burnous captured from Napoleon’s baggage train after the Battle of Waterloo, 1815

fripperiesandfobs: “ Burnous captured from Napoleon’s baggage train after the Battle of Waterloo, 1815 From the Royal Collection ”

BBC - iWonder - The Battle of Waterloo: The day that decided Europe's fate

The Battle of Waterloo: The day that decided Europe's fate

Napoleon with his French Imperial Guard, Wellington with his British and Allied army. One battle ended 20 years of bloody conflict on the continent.

18 juni 2015 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands attended a national service commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo

18 juni 2015 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands attended a national service commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo

This game allows the user to replay the Battle of Waterloo and make the decisions that both generals faced.

BBC - History - British History in depth: The Battle of Waterloo Game

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