This programme will tell the story of the Battle of Waterloo, one of the most famous military campaigns in history. Within four days it changed the face of Europe, ending the systematic use of arms and the French domination of the Continent. In 1815, Austria, Prussia, Russia and the United Kingdom had allied themselves to end the rule of one of the greatest commanders and statesmen in history, Napoleon Bonaparte. At this point, he was considered a military genius, and was the ruler of most Western European countries. Beyond the historical facts, we will discover how the Waterloo Campaign was experienced by the men involved.