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Notes on the battle of Waterloo.

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Sir J. S. Kennedy. With a brief memoir of his life and services, and plan for the defence of Canada.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC241.5 .A3 1865
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 199 p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6902650M
LC Control Number01001747
OCLC/WorldCa5185879

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book Prussians first at Ligny, on J The battle was indecisive, and both sides regrouped. Napoleon decided next to attack the English, then at Waterloo, a village near Brussels. On June 18the British, aided by the Prussians, defeated Napoleon for the last time. The narrator notes that the field of Waterloo has changed greatly from what it was during the battle.

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It was fought between war-hardened French troops – mostly volunteers loyal to Napoleon – and a coalition of armies that comprised the British, Dutch, Hanoverians, Prussians (commanded by Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher) as well as troops from Nassau and Brunswick.

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At Waterloo, s men under Napoleon and an equal number under Wellington faced one another in a titanic and bloody struggle. In the end, as John Keegan notes, contemporaries felt that Napoleon's defeat had "reversed the tide of European history." Even years later, the name Waterloo resounds.

Italian historian Alessandro Barbero's majestic new account stands apart from previous 4/5(1). Plenty of books deal with the technical aspects of the battle, with divisions and battalions moving here and there.

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Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Hamilton. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: Summary and Analysis Part 2: Cosette: Book I Summary Before resuming his story, Hugo acquaints the reader with such peripheral matters as the topography of Waterloo, a description of the farm of Hougomont, where Napoleon encountered his first setback, certain military considerations, and the emperor's personality.

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Napoleon then sends a diversionary infantry attack against Wellington's right flank, the Chateau of Hougoumont with the view to stretch the Allied line and to "see the quality of this English aristocrat [Wellington]".

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