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EPIC BATTLE: On June 18, 1815, about 140,000 men fought at Waterloo and by nightfall about a third of the soldiers and some 10,000 horses were either dead or wounded.
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EPIC BATTLE: The verdant fields of Waterloo as it is today with a map showing the positions of the opposing armies.
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EPIC BATTLE: Napoleon (above), emperor of France, was outmanoeuvred by the Duke of Wellington commanding the British, Dutch, Belgian and German allied army.
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EPIC BATTLE: Napoleon, emperor of France, was outmanoeuvred by the Duke of Wellington (above) commanding the British, Dutch, Belgian and German allied army.

Remembering Waterloo

Tourists will be fascinated by the numerous events held to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
Jun 20, 2015 5:50 AM

IF you're a traveller with a yen for European history a new museum to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo is destined to be on your to-do list when you're next in the UK.

Near the town of Waterloo, 32 kilometres south of Brussels, the museum, 1815 Memorial, has