April 2015 issue is on sale now!

Two centuries ago, on 18 June 1815, three armies met near Brussels in a battle that would decide the fate of Europe for generations. To mark this historic event, here is History Revealed’s bumper big story on the Battle of Waterloo.

History Revealed April 2015

FREE POSTER: THE KINGS AND QUEENS OF BRITAIN

Our big story…

Advertisement

WATERLOO

How did Europe end up so divided? And how did a boy from Corsica – Napoleon –become one of the most powerful and feared men on the continent?

PLUS… NAPOLEON’S COMEBACK
After abdication, exile and humiliation, the ex-Emperor of France was down, but not out. Soon enough, Napoleon launched his return to greatness, and to the battlefield…

PLUS…THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO
After his impressive return, Napoleon’s hopes of victory were high. But in one bloody day, his dreams of French glory and domination would be shattered

PLUS… TOP 10 THREATS TO BRITAIN
Napoleon aside, Britain has faced many severe threats in its turbulent history – and they’ve all defined the country today

Also inside the issue…

FATHER ABRAHAM
How Abraham Lincoln – in paying the ultimate sacrifice for his country – became a symbol of hope for all people, 150 years since the end of the American Civil War and the death of the great President
And find out who made the list of the greatest US Presidents of all time

THE CHOCOLATE REVOLUTION
For over 3,000 years, it’s been consumed for ritual, remedy and rich indulgence – and in Britain, chocolate transformed working lives

Plus…

Letter D in History Revealed’s A-Z of History

Who was buried at Sutton Hoo? And other fascinating questions answered in Q&A

The life and legend of highwayman Dick Turpin

Disaster at Gallipoli: pictures from the Dardanelles Campaign

The Great Train Robbery

Advertisement

Goodfellas: the reel story