The Waterloo Collection: Part 3 - Cavalry Charge

21/11/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 21/11/2011
  |  90 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Third 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 covers the massed French Cavalry charges under Marshall Ney, the struggle by the King's forces to hold La Haie Sainte and the hard fought battle around the village of Plancenoit.

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