Napoleon rides again

Waterloo re-enactment
Photo:Dominique Faget/AFP

From AFP:

French lawyer Franck Samson, dressed as Napoleon, takes part with some 1,200 history enthusiasts from 20 European countries in the reeanactment of the battle of Waterloo. On June 18, 1815, Napoleon led his 72,000-strong army into battle with 120,000 mostly British and Prussian soldiers on the gently rolling plateau of Waterloo.

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If anyone knows how to reach Monsieur Samson, please let me know, as I’d love to invite him onto the show.

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