Explore our work on the battlefield of Waterloo through documentary films, lectures and news reports.

Lockdown Lectures

Waterloo Uncovered Needs You!

Waterloo Uncovered Needs You!
Phil Harding, known for his work on Channel 4's Time Team and one of Waterloo Uncovered's Archaeological Supervisors, recaps the highlights from our Lockdown Lecture series and has a special request for our viewers and supporters. Can you help us continue our work?
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Visiting Historians

Mick Crumplin

Mick Crumplin
In this episode of Visiting Historians, Liam Fitzgerald interviews retired surgeon, curator and historian Mick Crumplin on the gruesome realities of battle wounds, military medicine and battlefield surgery during the Battle of Waterloo. This episode contains graphic descriptions of injuries and battlefield surgery including amputation. Listener discretion is advised.
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Archaeological Summaries

An Archaeological Bombshell (2019)

Two men pulling a French Howitzer shell from a trench
Find out about the explosive discovery we made on the reverse slope of the battlefield, in the third film in our Archaeological Summary series covering our 2019 dig.
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Battle of Waterloo

Find out more about the Battle of Waterloo

Waterloo, can, with some justification, lay claim to being the single most significant day’s fight in European history. Other battles were longer, fought over larger areas or by more combatants, but none can be said to have settled a war in a single afternoon, and to have produced by their result the peace that characterised the continent for so long after 1815.

Dig Diary

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Catch up on the latest Waterloo Uncovered news, archaeological discoveries and events in our Dig Diaries - published monthly throughout the year and daily during our two week summer excavations in July.


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