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On the Fields of Glory: The Battlefields of the 1815 Campaign
A history of Waterloo and the 1815 campaign, which provides historical details of the fighting drawing on eye-witness testimonies recorded at the time. Also examines the battlefield of Wavre, the French retreat, and rearguard fighting at Namur.
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published December 12th 1991 by Greenhill Books
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This was a very pleasing and easy to read account of the Waterloo Campaign, a bit different in style in that it takes you on a tourist type walk around the battlefield. The authors have produced a very well researched account of the battle and what you may find there now if you visited the site of the fighting. I was unsure if I would like this style of writing but I found it very enjoyable, with decent maps to follow the action and to find things present on the battlefield today. The photos and ...more