DID THE APPALLING WEATHER ON THE EVE OF WATERLOO CHANGE THE COURSE OF HISTORY?

Wellington, seen here at Quatre Bras alongside his retreating troops and French prisoners, fought an inconclusive meeting battle with the French on the 16th June. His army had to fall back towards Brussels during a torrential summer storm, to maintain contact with the Prussians, on his left flank. [Ernst Croft] The decade 1810 to 1819 […]

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