British square at Waterloo by giuseppe.rava, This is at Waterloo, but it is exemplary of the British Square as used in the Peninsular War.

BRITISH ARMY - British square at Waterloo by giuseppe.rava, This is at Waterloo, but it is exemplary of the British Square as used in the Peninsular War.

One of the finest feats of any troops during the Napoleonic wars was certainly the defence of Hougomont by the Foot Guards, Nassau & other troop detachments given the odds, and the size of the perimeter was stirling stuff!

waterloo-a village in central Belgium, south of Brussels: Napoleon decisively defeated here on June

British troops scaling the wall at Badajoz, Spain during the Peninsular War (www.elgrancapitan.org/foro)

British troops scaling the wall at Badajoz, Spain during the Peninsular War…

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