Waterloo 200: Reliving the past  This film continues the collaboration between the University of Portsmouth and Waterloo 200 Ltd - the official organisation set-up to oversee the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. This film, made by Daniel DiMartino, focuses on the characters that choose to relive the past by battle re-enactment. Expert historian, Michael Crumplin, narrates and give finer details of the battle.

Waterloo 200: Reliving the past This film continues the collaboration between the University of Portsmouth and Waterloo 200 Ltd - the official organisation set-up to oversee the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. This film, made by Daniel DiMartino, focuses on the characters that choose to relive the past by battle re-enactment. Expert historian, Michael Crumplin, narrates and give finer details of the battle.

El 42º Rgto. de Highlanders británico se lanzan al combate contra las posiciones francesas durante la batalla de La Coruña el 16 de Enero 1809.

El 42º Rgto. de Highlanders británico se lanzan al combate contra las posiciones francesas durante la batalla de La Coruña el 16 de Enero 1809.

Affordable Fantasy Book Cover Illustration; Realistic Cover Paintings of Howard David Johnson: Custom History Fantasy science fiction & adventure Cover Illustrations and affordable licenses.

Affordable Fantasy Book Cover Illustration; Realistic Cover Paintings of Howard David Johnson: Custom History Fantasy science fiction & adventure Cover Illustrations and affordable licenses.

La dernière attaque Poniatowski à Leipzig, le 19 Octobre, 1813   Richard Caton Woodville

La dernière attaque Poniatowski à Leipzig, le 19 Octobre, 1813 Richard Caton Woodville

The Old Guard (French Vieille Garde) were the elite veteran elements of the Emperor Napoleon's Imperial Guard. As such it was the most prestigious formation in Napoleon's Grande Armée. French soldiers often referred to Napoleon's Imperial Guard as "the Immortals." The Old Guard was formed of veteran soldiers who had served Napoleon since his earliest campaigns.

The Old Guard (French Vieille Garde) were the elite veteran elements of the Emperor Napoleon's Imperial Guard. As such it was the most prestigious formation in Napoleon's Grande Armée. French soldiers often referred to Napoleon's Imperial Guard as "the Immortals." The Old Guard was formed of veteran soldiers who had served Napoleon since his earliest campaigns.

British infantry at (probably) Quatre Bras during the run-up to the Battle of Waterloo

British infantry at (probably) Quatre Bras during the run-up to the Battle of Waterloo

"A Chasseurs fate" - This stirring painting shows the Chasseurs a cheval ( light cavalry ) of the French Imperial Guard at the battle of Austerlitz, under the command of General Rapp, charging against the Lifeguard Hussar regiment ( Russian Imperial Guard ) and the Kostanetzki's battery. The Chasseurs along with Mamelukes drove off the Lifeguard regiment and managed to capture several guns.

"A Chasseurs fate" - This stirring painting shows the Chasseurs a cheval ( light cavalry ) of the French Imperial Guard at the battle of Austerlitz, under the command of General Rapp, charging against the Lifeguard Hussar regiment ( Russian Imperial Guard ) and the Kostanetzki's battery. The Chasseurs along with Mamelukes drove off the Lifeguard regiment and managed to capture several guns.

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