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The Battle of Waterloo which ended the twenty-three years' war of the first French Revolution. It was a period of violence, of tumult, of unrestingly destructive energy-a period throughout which the wealth of nations was scattered like sand, and the blood of nations lavished like water. The Battle of Waterloo quelled Napoleon Bonaparte whose genius and ambition had so long disturbed and desolated the world, deserves to be regarded by us as one of the greatest victories.

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The death of Ponsonby at Waterloo

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Napoleon's burnous. Captured from Napoleon's carriage after Waterloo; presented to George IV by Marshal Blucher. 1820.

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Battle of Bosworth Field. Illustration by Peter Jackson. "His courage also high and fierce, which failed him not in the very death". - Polydor Vergil, Historian, 1520

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from Mail Online

Amazing model shows the full extent of the Battle of Waterloo

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Jun 18, 1815: Napoleon defeated at Waterloo. Scotland for ever! The Charge of the Royal Scots Greys, 2nd Dragoons, as part of the Union Brigade at the Battle of Waterloo.#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

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