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.
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.
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"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.
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)