June 18th in German History: The Battle of Waterloo

The Napoleonic Era was a grim period in history for Germany. Prussia and Austria were defeated in battle and forced to sign humiliating peace treaties with France. The Rhineland was subjugated, forced into a confederation that was little more than a French puppet. However, Austria and Prussia refused to accept their defeat, and so helpedContinue reading “June 18th in German History: The Battle of Waterloo”