Waterloo

Revealing mistake: The cannons shown are firing blank charges, which produce no recoil. Recoil has been simulated by towing the guns backwards when they fire. The problem is, there is always a distinct delay between the discharge and the "recoil".

Revealing mistake: During the battle, both the Allied and French commands spot unknown troops marching towards the battlefield. They are marching through what looks like a wheatfield, following paths which have already been made. However, these new troops are marching on a route so far unused by either the French or Allied armies, so therefore the field should have been untouched - these paths were made on the first take.

Factual error: The Prussians are shown as wearing black with the Death's Head logo. In fact they wore dark blue. The uniforms shown were worn by Brunswickers who fought with Wellington.

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Suggested correction: The Prussian 2nd Life Hussars wore black with the death head badge. Other Prussian Hussar regiments also had green and brown uniforms as well as blue.

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Mulholland: We're doing murder, your grace.
Duke of Wellington: I hope to God... that I've fought my last battle.

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Trivia: All the extras (there were rather a lot of them) were made up of Soviet soldiers.

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