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One Man Creates Army of Tiny Soldiers to Replicate Battle of Waterlooi
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June Soh
July 21, 2014 10:28 PM
Next year marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo, when French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by an international force led by England and Prussia. Just in time for the observance, a retired U.S. military officer is recreating the battlefield - in miniature, with a quarter-million tiny hand-painted soldiers. VOA’s June Soh got a preview. Carol Pearson narrates.

One Man Creates Army of Tiny Soldiers to Replicate Battle of Waterloo

June Soh

Published July 21, 2014

Next year marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo, when French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by an international force led by England and Prussia. Just in time for the observance, a retired U.S. military officer is recreating the battlefield - in miniature, with a quarter-million tiny hand-painted soldiers. VOA’s June Soh got a preview. Carol Pearson narrates.


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by: john from: washington, dc
July 24, 2014 11:01 AM
This is SOOOOO long. Please management, reporters, please stop. These stories are all good and interesting at half the length. Maybe.