Battle of Waterloo was fought in 1815 near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, An Imperial French army under the command of Emperor Napoleon was defeated by the armies of the Seventh Coalition, comprising an Anglo-Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army. #apeurogpnpin
The 74th Highlanders at the Battle of Assaye, 23rd September 1803 by David Rowlands. Although outnumbered ten to one, General Arthur Wellesley defeated the well trained Mahratta army in one of the fiercest battles in India. It was the first of many victories by the future Duke of Wellington, and the bloodiest for the number, he recalled, that I ever saw.