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About this book
Waterloo holds a special place among the great battles of history. The climax of more than twenty years of war, it was indeed a close-run affair, matching two of the world's greatest generals - Napoleon and Wellington. This volume covers the entire campaign including the battles of Quatre Bras, Ligny and Wavre, with five full-colour maps and three highly detailed bird's eye views showing decisive moments in the action. An excellent sense of the closeness of the battle is communicated - Wellington himself claimed it was the nearest thing you ever saw in your life - and this gripping account shows the full justice of that statement.
- The Road to 1815
- The Opposing Commanders
- Opposing Armies
- The Campaign Opens
- 18-19 June: The Battle of Wavre
- 18 June: The Battle of Waterloo
- A Guide to Further Reading
Paperback; May 1992; 96 pages; ISBN: 9781855322103