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1815 The Waterloo Campaign: The German Victory

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In this masterly study of 1815, Peter Hofschroer challenges the accepted version of events at the battle of Waterloo. He demonstrates convincingly that Allied victory hinged on the contribution of German soldiers. In this masterly study of 1815, Peter Hofschroer challenges the accepted version of events at the battle of Waterloo. He demonstrates convincingly that Allied vi ...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published February 19th 2006 by Greenhill Books
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Jur
Sep 19, 2012 Jur rated it really liked it
Shelves: napoleonics, own
Second volume of Hofschröers depiction of the Waterloo campaign. Starts with the reorganisation of the Prussian army on the 17th of June, the march up to the Waterloo battlefield and the Battle of Wavre. Then follows the Prussian army in pursuit and the march on Paris. The third main part is the fortress war that stretches on into the autumn of 1815 and the exploits of the North German corps.

These include useful discussions on the delays of the Prussians in getting to Plancenoit and puts light o
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Apr 03, 2013 Olethros rated it liked it
-¿La victoria alemana en la campaña de Waterloo?-.

Género. Historia.

Lo que nos cuenta. Bordeando por momentos el ensayo (desde su perspectiva más interpretativa) es un análisis de la campaña napoleónica durante el Imperio de los Cien Días y de las decisiones que tomaron los diferentes protagonistas, pero haciendo especial hincapié en las intrincadas relaciones entre Wellington y Blücher. Fusión de dos obras originales del autor publicadas con un año de diferencia, independientes pero íntimamente
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