Events for Friday 2nd December 2011

On This Day in History

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Battle of Austerlitz

2nd December 1805

The Battle of Austerlitz, also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was Napoleon's greatest victory, where the French Empire effectively crushed Austria, Portugal, Russia, collectively known as the Third Coalition.

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In this authoritative and beautifully illustrated new account of Napoleon's greatest victory and the campaign that preceded it, Ian Castle sheds new light on the actions of the commanders and questions the assumptions - and explores the myths - that have shaped our understanding of the event ever since. His… Read more...

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This Day's Events


The British Military Tournament

Starts: Fri 2nd December
Ends: Sun 4th December
Price: Ticket price vary, please see website
Tel: 0845 371 2991

Earls Court, London

Charity Military Show in London

The British Military Tournament 2011 focuses on the story of 'the special relationship' between the United Kingdom and United States, recreating dramatic episodes in history from the American War of Independence right up to modern day operations in Afghanistan. 700 Troops, 100 Horses, Massed Bands and Field Gun Run.

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