Artillery was one of the deadliest forces on the battlefields of the early 19th century. The sheer number of guns present during this campaign were pretty...Read more
It was from the edge of the village of Brye, away from the fighting, that the Prussian leader led his troops on the battlefield. Like Napoleon, Blücher...Read more
Napoleon launched his campaign in Belgium to prevent coalition forces from gathering and invading France. Taking advantage of the fact that Russian and...Read more
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A space dedicated to reflection, investigation and interaction, a museum… These are some of the different ways you could...Read more
With the occupation of Charleroi and the position of French troops on the roads to Brussels and Namur, Napoleon had a serious tactical advantage over his...Read more
In 1878, miners discovered fossilized skeletons of iguanodons during the exploitation of the Bernissart coal mine (Fosse Sainte-Barbe).