This section has been created to show the few days leading up to the battle for Ligny. This battle took place between the Prussians and French. The village was the battlefield along with surrounding areas and was the last victory for Napoleon.
First job was to get across the channel which was achieved without any hassle.
Everyone was in good spirits but with 11 days of living together in tents would the friendship survive?
In the café for our first take away food and meal of many.
Unpack and chill in the evening sun.
The camp takes shape to our left.
Shako’s arrive by the van full.
In the morning and more and more re enactors arrive.
Lots of activity as people set up.