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Read ✓ Waterloo 1815 (2)  By John       Franklin – Horsebackridingwisconsin.us
  • Paperback
  • 96 pages
  • Waterloo 1815 (2)
  • John Franklin
  • 15 April 2017
  • 9781472803665

Waterloo 1815 (2) Waterloo 1815 Is A Captivating Study Of The Battle Of Waterloo, One Of The Defining Campaigns In European History In Particular It Focuses On The Desperate Struggle For Ligny, Which Saw The Prussians Pushed Back After Heavy Fighting By The French Army In What Was To Be Napoleon S Last Battlefield Victory With Wellington Unable To Assist His Prussian Allies In Time, The Prussian Centre Was Overwhelmed As Night Began To Fall, Although The Flanks Were Able To Retreat In Some Semblance Of Order.Stunning Illustrations Augment The Drama Of The Fighting In This Area While Considerable New Research Drawn From Unpublished First Hand Accounts Provide A Detailed And Engaging Resource For All Aspects Of The Battle.


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10 thoughts on “Waterloo 1815 (2)

  1. says:

    I suppose folks who know little or nothing about Waterloo will find this useful, but despite the claims, there is nothing new here It is an adequate retelling of the basics, but even those are thin on the ground.This book is, after all, part of the uneven Osprey series, beloved of wargamers and armcha...

  2. says:

    Like it s previously reviewed sister title on Quatre Bras, here John Franklin spends quality time analysing the often underplayed in British or English language studies at least fighting around the villages and hamlets at St Amand la Haie, Brye, St Amand le hannau and of course the eponymous Ligny.Having been given an entire volume to deal with the fighting, the detail is greater than one usually sees in this battle, so frequently dismissed as a precursor to Waterloo with it s decisive Prussian involvement As with Quatre Bras any officer on either side who plays a role gets a full name check and occasionally a potted biography This is on top of the usual Campaign series format with it s opposing commanders biographies One minor drawback that I encountered is that I read it almost immediately after the volume on Quatre...

  3. says:

    Waterloo 2 Ligny is the second in a three part volume set written by author John Franklin to mark the 200th anniversary of the 1815 campaign, with volume one focusing on the Battle of Quatre Bras and volume three considering the Battle of Waterloo itself Since there are some common elements to the series, the potential reader is encouraged to read my reviews of the other volumes in conjunction with this one Of the four major actions fought during the Waterloo campaign of June 1815, Ligny is perhaps the second least studied, and therefore one of the least written about However, the author of this title has gone some way in addressing this void present in the current literature Indeed, any proper understanding of the Waterloo campaign cannot be gained without considering this important clash of the French and Prussian armies on 16 June 1815.Similar to his first volume, the author examines the main opposing commanders, as well as the opposing armies and strategies This is done in depth and forms about the first third of the book Following on is an equall...

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