June 18, 1815: The Noblest Cavalry in Europe–And the Worst Led

(I posted this yesterday at The American Catholic and I thought the history mavens of Almost Chosen People might enjoy it.)

 

The charge of the Scots Greys scene from the movie Waterloo (1970), one of the greatest of war flicks.  Rod Steiger as Napoleon and Christopher Plummer as Wellington gave bravura performances.   My favorite section of the film:

 

 

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Published in: on June 19, 2016 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on June 18, 1815: The Noblest Cavalry in Europe–And the Worst Led  
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