The Waterloo Campaign June 1815

The Waterloo Campaign June Albert Nofi has used his many years of research to produce an account of the battle of Waterloo that has all the grandeur and military detail one could want but which never loses its interest in indi

  • Title: The Waterloo Campaign June 1815
  • Author: Albert A. Nofi
  • ISBN: 9780938289296
  • Page: 203
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Albert Nofi has used his many years of research to produce an account of the battle of Waterloo that has all the grandeur and military detail one could want, but which never loses its interest in individual human experience Here Napoleon rides forward to take personal command of a small detachment of French Marines to fight his way across the Sambre river on the way to WaAlbert Nofi has used his many years of research to produce an account of the battle of Waterloo that has all the grandeur and military detail one could want, but which never loses its interest in individual human experience Here Napoleon rides forward to take personal command of a small detachment of French Marines to fight his way across the Sambre river on the way to Waterloo Hanoverian exiles who have been fighting Napoleon for a decade under English command are surrounded and wiped out in a classic last stand at the hour of victory The Waterloo Campaign also covers the death of the Duke of Brunswick, the reconciliation of Napoleon and his estranged brother Jerome in the crucible of battle, and the tragic loss and miraculous delivery of many ordinary people.In addition to its popular appeal, Albert Nofi s The Waterloo Campaign has found favor with the most demanding of military enthusiasts Waterloo is a Military Book Club Main Selection in the U.S and has been selected for a special European edition 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 the 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.

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    • Gerry says:

      The author Albert Nofi provides an inconsistent and at times compelling story of the account of the Battle of Waterloo. Needless to say I won't be reading other books in this series on other battles. The most disappointing thing was the inconsistency in the story of the battle. At times he had me wrapped and then would drop off the cliff with an inability to keep the prose moving. There were a total of 16 maps (the book was published in 1993) and the maps have not stood the test of time. The bat [...]

    • Bill Taylor says:

      A introductory overview of one of the most famous military campaigns and battles in modern history. Full of factual information and provides a straight-forward narration of events in a manageable number of pages.

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