National Geographic : 1935 Aug
Photograph by Topical Press Agency SIXTY THOUSAND SCHOOL CHILDREN CHEER TO THE ECHO AS BRITISH TROOPS REENACT THE SIEGE OF NAMUR, 1695 The annual Tattoo at Aldershot, south of Windsor, is held at night, under the glare of searchlights, totaling aboutfour billion candlepower. But adress rehearsal is given before youthful scholars brought by busloads from a wide area (see page 165, and text, 163). In the arena the army ofKing William III isbombarding the citadel before the final assault by grenadiers and pikemen. At the surrender, the French march out with colors flying and theBritish soldiers present arms asMarshal Boufflers salutes the King.