Thursday, 4 December 2014

A Little Wars 'Wintereisse' ...La Haye Sante and Major Baring - Part 2

Major Baring's inspired defence lives on in a number of ways at Waterloo.  It was a delight to find these Funcken illustrations of the battle:


The Funcken 'comic strip' book of the battle being a real gem, and completely unknown to the writer!



And the memorial to Major Von Baring and his gallant men is being restored for the Waterloo 200:




And glorious blue skies over the farm of La Haie Sainte.