BATTLE OF WATERLOO IN 1815 The Battle of Waterloo, the final defeat of Napoleon, also saw weather play a significant part. A heavy rainfall the night before the battle left the ground wet and muddy. Napoleon’s tactics that included cannonballs failed miserably. Later, when the Duke of Wellington joined forces with the Prussian army, the French emperor was defeated and exiled.
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Soldier's Camera and Photos from Battle of The Bulge Found in Foxhole 70 Years Later
"Soldier's Camera and Photos from Battle of The Bulge Found in Foxhole 70 Years Later" -- : came across information that these pics may not be what the original article stated or from the person that the people who found the camera said it belonged to. So be aware...not as cool as a long lost treasure, but still interesting.
Frank, a Civil War mount, was present at Gettysburg- " Image of a white horse in saddle and bridle with US brand on left leg standing in middle of a dirt street; reverse with printed history and list of battle in which Frank participated: 14 battles from Gettysburg to Appomattox, serving with Battery D, 1st N.Y. Artillery, 5th Army Corps " Gives you chills.
The people of Athens, Greece celebrate the liberation of Greece from Nazi German occupation, Oct 1944. Within two months, Athens had been turned into a battlefield as communist guerrillas tried to establish a Soviet-controlled regime and battled British and Greek forces. The battle ended in late Jan 1945. A large part of central Athens was devastated.
"...a photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken on October 3, 1862 on the Battlefield of Antietam...He is shown standing next to Allan Pinkerton (Left) and General McClernand (Right). The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day in American History. There were 23,000 casualties in one day...The Battle of Antietam was one of the defining moments in American History"
Trench Warfare in World War I Was a Smarter Strategy Than You Realize
While trench warfare had a considerable human cost, it was an effective way of holding the line of battle. Unfortunately, it left many battles in a constant stalemate. The trenches of the Allied and Central powers stretched across eastern France, extending from Belgium, through France to Switzerland. (British trenches on top left, German trenches on top/bottom right)