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On the Fields of Glory. The Battlefields of the 1815 Campaign

Door Andrew Uffindell e.a.

Categorie
Geschiedenis Europa
Boeknummer
#242372
Titel
On the Fields of Glory. The Battlefields of the 1815 Campaign
Auteur
Uffindell, Andrew & Michael Corum
Boektype
Gebonden hardcover met stofomslag
Uitgeverij
Barnsley, Frontline Books
Jaar van uitgave
2015
ISBN10
1848328206
ISBN13
9781848328204
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting

'A highly recommended work.' Military Illustrated 'As compelling and absorbing an account of the fighting that I have ever read.' The Journal of The Royal Artillery This spirited history of the 1815 campaign provides a new and stimulating account of the epic confrontation at Waterloo and, in addition, acts as a reliable guide to the battlefield and all related sites. The authors have divided the battlefield of Waterloo into three distinct sectors: one for each of the three armies involved. This allows the reader to follow the fighting from three different perspectives and gain an objective understanding of the dramatic course of the battle. The authors also make use of vivid eyewitness testimony, drawn from participants in all three armies, and this brings to life the epic battle and pro
... (Lees verder)vides a dramatic backcloth to the rapid course of events. Previously unpublished letters from British officers, the recollections of a Dutch-Belgian staff officer and the memoirs of a French colonel of cuirassiers all contribute to an understanding of just what it was like to fight in one of Europe's most crucial confrontations. In addition to covering Waterloo itself, this important book also examines the tense situation in Brussels as the French drew near, the aftermath of the battle, the battle at Wavre, the Prussian pursuit and Marshal Grouchy's stubborn defence of Namur.
Pagina's
360
Onderwerpen
Napoleon (15)
Conditie
Nieuw
Prijs
€ 10,00

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