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“Lest We Forget”? The Battle of Waterloo turns 200 as Britain celebrates

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo during which Napoleon suffered his greatest setback–hence our celebration all over the media today. The Battle of Waterloo was the bloodiest battle in Europe before the First World War, totalling around 65,000 dead (out of 118,000). Born in 1769 to...