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Sunday, 2 July 2017

Spring 2017 Trip, Hougoumont Re-enactment


18th June. When we arrived at Hougoument, the re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo was well underway.




A message for the Emperor ?

Dutch & Belgian troops on this side - French on the left coming towards me



Refreshment area

The Emperor and some staff

Infantry generals

A Carabinier

Chasseur a Cheval

Highlanders - the famous Dutch Highlanders

A magnificently attired Highland Officer

1 comment:

  1. Hi there - I was recently clearing out my mother's house and am still recovering from getting rid of all her books(!). She spent her childhood in France and (briefly) in Africa - most of her French books, sadly have crumbled into whatever it is old French books turn into. I have a rather distressed book of WW1 French cartoons which I thought you might like - no hassle - if you don't care for it, it may as well go into your recycling as mine.

    If you are interested, delete this comment and email me at MSFoy AT btinternet.com and I can arrange to send it to you. This isn't a scam, by the way - I thought you might find it interesting!

    Regards - Tony

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