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Applause for Waterloo.

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Re: Applause for Waterloo.

Postby Mark » April 12th, 2016, 9:48 am

jf42 wrote:I don't know how much this would fall within the remit of NWF, or whether it is more to do with VWF next door, since it falls between the two periods, but I am interested in how in the aftermath of Waterloo the regiments and Horse Guards set about recording the history and creating the traditions which shaped common perceptions of the Great War with the French in years to come: the first battle and campaign honours granted en masse; the regimental distinctions adopted in association with certain events ( in both cases sometimes to do with earlier campaigns- (e.g. Minden) all of which culminated in Stewarts Sketches of the Highlanders published in 1822 and the setting up of the National Military Record launched later that year, both sponsored by the Duke of York and Duke of Clarence.

I see no problem with discussing the aftermath and legacies that are a direct result of the Napoleonic Wars.

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Re: Applause for Waterloo.

Postby Danansmith » May 18th, 2016, 6:29 am

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