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"This in-depth study of the nuts and bolts of a single division is without a doubt the best book I have ever read on Waterloo."-The Napoleon Series Winner of the 2017 Society for Army Historical Research Templer Medal This is the most detailed account of the 2nd Division at Waterloo ever published. It is based on the papers of its commander Sir Henry Clinton, and it reveals for the first time the previously unrecognized vital role this division made in the defeat of Napoleon. Author Gareth Glover explains how the division was placed ahead of the main allied squares thus impeding the charges of the French cavalry, and how the 2nd Division supported the defense of Hougoumont, considered by the Duke of Wellington as the key to his victory on 18 June 1815. Perhaps the most significant aspect of this book is the description of the defeat of Napoleon's Imperial Guard. Just how the incomparable Guard was stopped and then driven from the battlefield is explained in detail. Once and for all, this 200-year controversy is finally resolved. "Does a superb job of dissecting the controversy over whether it was Adam's Brigade or the Guard's Brigade that was instrumental in defeating the Imperial Guard."-The Napoleon Series


Gareth Glover is a former Royal Navy officer and military historian who has made a special study of the Napoleonic Wars for the last 30 years.


Titel: Waterloo
Untertitel: The Defeat of Napoleon's Imperial Guard
EAN: 9781848329515
ISBN: 978-1-84832-951-5
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Frontline Books
Genre: Diverses
Anzahl Seiten: 256
Veröffentlichung: 30.05.2015
Jahr: 2015
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 13.1 MB