06 stale­mate

All About History - - NAPOLEON’S LAST STAND -

At the heart of the bat­tle, Coali­tion and French squares then un­der­took a se­ries of back-and-forth ex­changes. All the while can­non and mus­ket fire con­tin­ued to rain down from all sides and, aside from one more com­bined arms as­sault by the French on the cen­tre-right of Welling­ton’s lines, a gen­eral melee en­sued. Each side saw their num­bers steadily chipped away.

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