Waterloo 1815: Battle Story

Author:   Gregory Fremont-Barnes
Publisher:   The History Press Ltd
ISBN:  

9780752464411


Pages:   160
Publication Date:   01 March 2012
Format:   Hardback
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On 18 June 1815 the armies Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington, each of approximately equal strength, faced one another in southern Belgium to fight one of the most decisive battles in history, while elements of a third, Prussian, army sought to reach the field in time to turn the tide in favour of the Allies. On the outcome of Waterloo hung the fate of Napoleon's renewed bid to impose French rule over Europe. To understand what happened and why read Battle Story. . Exquisite paintings and drawings place you in the centre of the action . Detailed maps explore how the fight unfolded at Hougoumont and La Haye Sainte . Biographies of the key commanders, both on and off the field, reveal how the personalities of Waterloo and Napoleon influenced the outcome of this great battle . Orders of battle show the composition of the opposing forces' armies . Packed with fact boxes, this short introduction is the perfect way to explore this crucial campaign GREGORY FREMONT-BARNES holds a doctorate in Modern History from Oxford University and serves as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. Amongst his numerous publications, he is the author of The Peninsular War, 1807 14, The Fall of the French Empire, 1813 15, Nile 1798 and Trafalgar 1805, as well as editor of Armies of the Napoleonic Wars and the three-volume Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. . Exquisite paintings and drawings place you in the centre of the action . Detailed maps explore how the fight unfolded at Hougoumont and La Haye Sainte . Biographies of the key commanders, both on and off the field, reveal how the personalities of Waterloo and Napoleon influenced the outcome of this great battle . Orders of battle show the composition of the opposing forces' armies . Packed with fact boxes, this short introduction is the perfect way to explore this crucial campaign AUTHOR: GREGORY FREMONT-BARNES holds a doctorate in Modern History from Oxford University and serves as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. Amongst his numerous publications, he is the author of The Peninsular War, 1807 14, The Fall of the French Empire, 1813 15, Nile 1798 and Trafalgar 1805, as well as editor of Armies of the Napoleonic Wars and the three-volume Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

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Author:   Gregory Fremont-Barnes
Publisher:   The History Press Ltd
Imprint:   The History Press Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 1.00cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.320kg
ISBN:  

9780752464411


ISBN 10:   0752464418
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   01 March 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
The supplier is temporarily out of stock of this item. It will be ordered for you on backorder and shipped when it becomes available.

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GREGORY FREMONT-BARNES holds a doctorate in Modern History from Oxford University and has served as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. Amongst his numerous publications, he is the author of The Peninsular War, 1807-14, The Fall of the French Empire, 1813-15, Nile 1798 and Trafalgar 1805, as well as editor of Armies of the Napoleonic Wars and the three-volume Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

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