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Waterloo: The Hundred Days

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Describes events following Napoleon's return from Elba leading up to the Battle of Waterloo, and provides a detailed chronicle of the Waterloo campaign, with maps providing a visual presentation of troop movements.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 15th 1997 by Osprey Publishing (first published 1980)
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Kurt
Jun 07, 2014 Kurt rated it really liked it
Good survey of Waterloo, Chandler never disappoints
Kristian Sørensen
Oct 13, 2015 Kristian Sørensen rated it really liked it
Excellent book. Chandler writes a tense description of the events. I could have used some more maps and a bit more references to the existing maps. That aside, this was a great read. Highly recommend.
Iain
Aug 06, 2016 Iain rated it liked it
Solid coverage of the 100 Days (Waterloo) campaign without being too in depth. A light read or decent introduction.
John
An excellent short history of the campaign.
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David G. Chandler was a British historian whose study focused on the Napoleonic era. As a young man he served briefly in the army, reaching the rank of captain, and in later life he taught at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. According to his obituary in the The Daily Telegraph, his "comprehensive account of Napoleon's battles" (his classic "The Campaigns of Napoleon") is "unlikely to be ...more
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