“After they had been stripped, the bodies were either burned, buried, or left in the open to decompose, a process aided by vultures, wolves and other scavengers.”
By Shannon Selin
SOMEWHERE IN THE range of 3.5 million to 6 million people
“Why is Waterloo such an important event in European history?”
By Mark Simner
ON JUNE 18, 2015, some 200 years after the final defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte, thousands of re-enactors and spectators gathered on the battlefield of Waterloo to commemorate
*** UPDATE ***
JUNE 19, 2015 — Matrix Game‘s ‘Scourge of War‘ LIVE digital Waterloo reenactment ran on June 18 and is now over — but here is a link to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation‘s LIVE video feed from the actual Waterloo reenactment. Enjoy.
“For those interested in the final showdown of the Napoleonic Wars, there is no shortage of books, movies, apps and goods available to help mark the historic milestone.”
LATER THIS MONTH, thousands will gather on a tiny patch of land 12
THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR WAS JUST ENTERING ITS 18TH MONTH WHEN two colossal armies collided in a quiet corner of Maryland just 60 miles northwest of Washington D.C.
On Sept. 13, 1862, 55,000 Rebel troops under the command of Robert