The Waterloo Collection: Part 2 - Hougoumont And D'Erlon's Attack

17/10/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 17/10/2011
  |  90 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Second part of the documentary series charting Napoleon's Waterloo Campaign of 1815. The programme uses maps, diagrams and information from historians, as well as battle re-enactments to explore the tactics employed by Napoleon and the lives of his soldiers. This instalment continues on from the battles of Quatre Bras and Ligny, discussing the accumulation of the allied forces at Mont St Jean, the battle that took place at Hougoumont Chateau and the strategies of the opposing armies.

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