Close shaves and lucky escapes

King William III wounded by a cannon ball at the Battle of the Boyne, 1690
Join Justin Saddington as he recounts a series of incredible battlefield escapes and discusses their impact on soldiers.

Curator Justin Saddington will tell stories of death-defying escapes on the battlefield. Showcasing objects from the National Army Museum's collection, he will also explore wider subjects including soldiers' attitudes to superstition and religion.

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