June 18, 2015 | SuzyQ
The Battle of Waterloo was fought 200 years ago on June 18, 1815. A French army under the command of Napoleon was defeated by a coalition army commanded by the Duke of Wellington. Napleon's defeat marked the end of his rule as Emperor of the French.
The Battle of Waterloo by Jeremy Black
The final act: the roads to Waterloo by Gregor Dallas
Waterloo: June 18, 1815: the battle for modern Europe by Andrew Roberts
Rites of peace: the fall of Napoleon & the Congress of Vienna by Adam Zamoyski