1815 The Waterloo Campaign

Wellington, His German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatre Bras by Peter Hofschroer

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ISBN 101853673048
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Waterloo Campaign. Part of War of the Seventh Coalition. The Battle of Waterloo, by William Sadler II. Date. 15 June to 8 July Location. Present-day Belgium and France, Result. Coalition victory, Second Treaty of Paris. Waterloo – The Campaign of (II) Volume II: From Waterloo to the Restoration of Peace in Europe (Paperback) “A masterful study of command, control, communications, and even intelligence of all the major combatants during the Waterloo ed on: Octo The first of two ground-breaking volumes on the Waterloo campaign, this audiobook is based upon a detailed analysis of sources old and new in four languages. It highlights the political stresses between the Allies, the problems of feeding and paying for the Allied forces assembling in Belgium during the undeclared war and how a strategy was. - Philip Haythornthwaite, author of Waterloo Armies and The Napoleonic Source Book "Volume I of Waterloo: The Campaign of is a brilliant tour de force, not least for its comprehensive coverage of matters that so many histories of warfare either ignore or skate over.

  This book at last makes available in English a penetrating exchange between two of history's most famous soldiers concerning the dramatic events of the Waterloo campaign of /5. Siborne, William (), History of the War in France and Belgium, in (2nd ed.), London: T. & W. Boone: Volume 1 and Volume 2 (4th and 5th editions published as The Waterloo campaign, ). This edition shows "Appendix" in uncut version; (): 3rd edition published in one book. Waterloo: The Campaign of Volume I – From Elba to Ligny and Quatre Bras (Paperback) The first of two ground-breaking, prize-winning volumes on the Waterloo campaign, this book is based upon a detailed analysis of sources old and new in four ed on: Octo   Chapter 51 The Settlement of Chapter 52 Retrospect Envoi Notes Appendices. 1 Wellington's Waterloo Despatch 2 Gneisenau's Report 3 Napoleon's Accounts, & 4 Bertrand's Letter of 10 June Orders of Battle. 1 Anglo-Allied Army 2 Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 3 French Army of Brand: Pen and Sword.

The Waterloo campaign began when Emperor Napoleon I invaded Belgium with his army of the North to defeat the Anglo-Allied forces of the Duke of Wellington and the Prussian army under on hoped that a great victory might restore his military reputation, whilst confirming his political status within France. The French Emperor also believed that a swift success might deter the allies. The Campaign of was largely overlooked by English-speaking historians for almost years, and there remains today much speculation over how much the British commander at Waterloo, the Duke of Wellington, might have had to do with that. In Wellington was given a partial English translation of the study made by Charles Jenkinson.

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The Waterloo Campaign: Wellington, His German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatre Bras. Hardcover – Febru by Peter Hofschroer (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings.

See all formats and by: 5. The Waterloo Campaign: The German Victory (Greenhill Military Paperback): Hofschrser, Peter: : Books. Buy by: 6. John Hussey’s Waterloo, The Campaign of Volume I, from Elba to Ligny and Quatre Bras, is an outstanding addition to the body literature on Waterloo and the Hundred Days.

Waterloo constitutes well-trod ground, actually and metaphorically examined by /5(24). Waterloo: The Campaign of Volume I: From Elba to Ligny and Quatre Bras Hardcover – J by John Hussey (Author), Hew Strachan (Foreword) out of 5 stars 12 ratings.

Book 1 of 2 in the Waterloo: The Campaign of Series. See all formats and editions/5(15). The first of two ground-breaking, prize-winning volumes on the Waterloo campaign, this book is based upon a detailed analysis of sources old and new in four languages/5(17). Special features of The Waterloo Campaign include the most complete orders of battle available for the British, French and Prussian armies, a detailed comparison of artillery and musketry capabilities, sidebars profiling many of the personalities of 1815 The Waterloo Campaign book campaign, weather conditions for each hour of the battle and the best-informed estimates available on unit strengths and casualties, for horses as well as humans, during the campaign Pages: THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN.

by Peter Hofschroer. Published by Greenhill Books. 1st. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper. Wellington, his German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatra Bras. A history of the Waterloo campaign.

And his research was superb. Peter Hofschröer's book, "Wellington's Smallest Victory" is largely based on Siborne, and he shows that what we in the English-speaking parts of the world think we know /5(2). "Waterloo (2)" is an Osprey Campaign Series book, the second of three on the Waterloo Campaign.

The author of the trilogy is historian John Franklin; illustrations are by Gerry Embleton. Franklin quickly recaps the preliminaries of Napoleon's return from Elba and the Allied strategy against him/5(27). Waterloo The Birth of Modern Europe by Geoffrey Wootten A concise narrative, clear maps and full color pictures of the various combatants combine to make this a good introductory book on Waterloo.

It doesn't tell you everything or give you much idea of the many debates that continue today, but all ages can enjoy this smart volume. Winner of the RUSI Duke of Wellington Medal for Military HistoryWinner of the Society for Army Historical Research Templer MedalShortlisted for Military History Monthly's "Book of the Year" AwardThe first of two groundbreaking volumes on the Waterloo campaign, this book is based upon a detailed analysis of sources old and new in four languages.

Clausewitz, Carl von; Wellesley, Arthur, First Duke of Wellington (), Bassford, Christopher; Moran, Daniel; Pedlow, Gregory (eds.), On Waterloo: Clausewitz, Wellington, and the Campaign of, ISBN This on-line text contains Clausewitz's chapter study of the Campaign of and Wellington's lengthy essay written in response to Clausewitz, as well as Location: France, Netherlands.

Many books on Waterloo and the Days Campaign are decidedly anglo-centric and this volume goes a long way to addressing the ommission of Prussian accounts.

I am very pleased with this book and heartily recommend it. Read more. 9 people found this helpful. Report abuse. Robert H Y Mills/5(12).the Waterloo Campaign: the German Victory: From Waterloo to the Fall of Napoleon Volume 2 ofthe Waterloo Campaign, Peter Hofschröer Greenhill books: Author: Peter Hofschröer: Edition: 4/5(1).

Buy a cheap copy of Waterloo: The Campaign of Volume book by John Hussey. Winner of the RUSI Duke of Wellington Medal for Military HistoryWinner of the Society for Army Historical Research Templer MedalShortlisted for Military Free Shipping on all orders over $ Peter Hofschroer's book is best known for its assertion, per its title, that Waterloo was a "German" victory.

Nobody would seriously dispute that the author has done a lot of ferreting around in German-language archives, and this account goes into a huge amount of detail right down to /5(15). The Waterloo Campaign June by Albert A. Nofi Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “The Waterloo Campaign June (Great Campaigns)” as Want to Read/5. Hooper, George (), Waterloo, the downfall of the first Napoleon: A History of the Campaign of (with maps and plans ed.), London: Smith, Elder and Company, p.

71; Hyde, Kelly, William (), The battle of Wavre and Grouchy's retreat: a study of an obscure part of the Waterloo campaign. "Volume I of Waterloo: The Campaign of is a brilliant tour de force, not least for its comprehensive coverage of matters that so many histories of warfare either ignore or skate : Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, Limited.

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"The strategic and multinational focus of this first of two volumes on the Waterloo campaign makes it stand head and shoulders above the mass of books that only look at the battles; this will be one of the most important histories ever written in English on the events of "--Dr.

Gregory W. Pedlow, author of On Waterloo: Clausewitz /5(10). On Jone of the most decisive battles in military history was fought in Belgian fields twenty miles southeast of Brussels. Within a short days, Napoleon, former emperor of France, had returned from exile on the island of Elba, again seized power, quickly assembled an army, and marched to defeat the dispersed British and Prussian armies now preparing to invade France.

A very thorough book covering German participation in the Waterloo Campaign. It covers the period from immediately after the Battle of Ligny through the surrender of Napoleon's Government. In many ways it provides a breath of fresh air after the largely English centric accounts that one finds in English Language.4/5.

I am pleased to announce a new project for the Napoleon Series. We have joined with Greenhill Books in their campaign to spread the news about a new book by John Hussey called Waterloo: the Campaign of About six months ago, Michael Leventhal contacted me and asked if I would take a look at an important new work on Waterloo that Greenhill Books was publishing.

The Waterloo Campaign: The German Victory, By Peter Hofschröer, Greenhill Books, $ Two years ago I reviewed a copy of Peter Hofschröer’s promising The Waterloo Campaign: Wellington, His German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatre Bras (see Autumn MHQ).

The first of two ground-breaking volumes on the Waterloo campaign, this book is based upon a detailed analysis of sources old and new in four languages/5. Waterloo Campaign is a low complexity wargame focused on French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's Belgian campaign that resulted in his final defeat at the Battle of Waterloo on June 18th.

Napoleon was opposed by a Coalition of Anglo-Allied forces under the Duke of Wellington and Prussian forces under Generalfeldmarschall von Blucher. Buy Waterloo: The Campaign of Volume I: From Elba to Ligny and Quatre Bras by Hussey, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(41).

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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.Start by marking “Waterloo: The Campaign ofVolume II: From Waterloo to the Restoration of Peace in Europe” as Want to Read: Waterloo: The Campaign of (2 books) Books /5.ON WATERLOO is built around a new and complete translation of Clausewitz's study of the Waterloo campaign (published in Berlin, ), which is a strategic analysis of the entire campaign (not just the Battle of Waterloo).

It includes the Duke of Wellington's detailed response to it—the only essay Wellington ever wrote concerning the battle.