[Reading] ➿ Waterloo 1815 (2) Author John Franklin – Moi-sosedi.info

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Order.Stunning Illustrations Augment The Drama Of The Fighting In This Area While Considerable New Research Drawn From Unpublished First Hand Accounts Provide A Detailed And Engaging Resource For All Aspects Of The Battle.


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 thi


  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 fou


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