02 GRANDE BATTERIE

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At around mid­day, Napoleon or­dered his grande batterie of 80 can­nons to open fire upon Welling­ton’s po­si­tion. The can­nons caused many ca­su­al­ties in Welling­ton’s cavalry, open­ing a po­ten­tial weak point in the de­fend­ing lines.

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