Battle of Waterloo
final battle of the Napoleonic Wars
The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815 near Waterloo in Belgium, part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands at the time.
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- At the battle of Waterloo, when Napoleon's cavalry had charged again and again upon the unbroken squares of British infantry, at last they were giving up the attempt, and going off in disorder, when some of the officers in mere vexation and complete despair fired their pistols at those solid squares.
- Waterloo: I was defeated, you won the war.
- ABBA, "Waterloo"
- Encyclopedic article on Battle of Waterloo at Wikipedia