Battle of Wavre

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The Battle of Wavre was the final major military action of the Hundred Days campaign and the Napoleonic Wars. It was fought on 18–19 June 1815 between the Prussian rearguard under the command of General Johann von Thielmann and three corps of the French army under the command of Marshal Grouchy. A blocking action, this battle kept 33,000 French soldiers from reaching the battle at Waterloo. This battle helped the Allied forces defeat the French army there. Go to the map ⬆⬆

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You can find around this zone pois of interest and places relates with Battles, Populated areas, municipalities, cities and towns, Lakes, pools, damns and reservoirs, Province, Soccer / football venues

Battles

  1. Batalla de Wavre
  2. Battle of Wavre

Populated areas, municipalities, cities and towns

  1. Wavre

Lakes, pools, damns and reservoirs

  1. Lago de Genval

Province

  1. Provincia del Brabante Valón

Soccer / football venues

  1. Stade Justin Peeters

Other interest places

  1. Louvain-la-Neuve
  2. Nil-Saint-Vincent-Saint-Martin
  3. Arrondissement of Nivelles
  4. Universidad Católica de Lovaina

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