Episode 008 Waterloo Pt 3: The climax
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The climax of the Battle of Waterloo. The fate of Napoleon, France and Europe hangs in the balance. The French seem poised for victory. Can a thin line of brave Scotsmen and the dashing British cavalry save the Allies from defeat?
This episode covers
The heroic Scots
The British Heavies and the Charge of the Greys by Lady Butler
The arrival of the Prussians
The massed French cavalry charges
The dire position of the brave 27 (Irish) Inniskillens
The last attack of the Imperial Guard
Total victory & total defeat.
A post script to a pair of brave soldiers.