18 juin 2015

Lion's Mound, Waterloo, Belgium

Lion's Mound The Battle of Waterloo took place on June 18th 1815 at Braine -l'Alleud ,15km south of Brussels.  The troops from Britain, Holland & Prussia fought against French troops for 10 hours. At last French Emperor Napoleon was defeated by the mulltinational forces & was exiled to St Helena. The Lion's Mound was built on the battle ground to commemerate the event. The Lion's hillock is an artificial hill topped with a huge lion  facing France. In 1820, King William I of Netherlands commissioned Royal... [Lire la suite]
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