In the trouble world of 1815, there can be no peace in Europe. Napoleon must go to war. Join me in discovering how the storm clouds of war that had gathered over Europe finally broke.
This episode covers
An introduction to the position of the forces on 14 June 1815
How the armies began their open moves and the views of the key players.
A description of how the chaos of war was both tamed and unleashed.
Why Napoleon was making the best moves of the war and Wellington was making the worst.
The start of the battles, and confusion in command
Finally the crucial meeting on the eve of 16 June 1815, and how French gold opportunities were lost.Get in touch