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The Campaign of 1815

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[From the Proceedings of the Canadian Journal, 20th March, 1886]

The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25619270M
OCLC/WorldCa41160362


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On 1 March Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from his imprisonment on the isle of Elba, and launched a bid to recover his empire.A confederation of European powers pledged to stop him. During the The Campaign of 1815 book known as the Hundred Days Napoleon chose to confront the armies of Prince Blücher and the Duke of Wellington in what has become known as the Waterloo : 18 June – 7 July(2 weeks and 5 days).

John Hussey’s Waterloo, The Campaign of Volume I, from Elba to Ligny and Quatre Bras, is an outstanding addition to the body literature on Waterloo and the Hundred Days.

Waterloo constitutes well-trod ground, actually and metaphorically examined by /5(19). The book is beautifully written, well mapped, and it will be the authoritative book on Waterloo for all time." Major-General Sir Evelyn Webb-Carter "Volume I of Waterloo: The Campaign of is a brilliant tour de force, not least for its comprehensive coverage of matters that so many histories of warfare either ignore or skate : Pen and Sword.

Waterloo: The Campaign of This book not only retells the story of the battle from both a British and German perspective based on the latest research, but also helps clarify the context of Germany's inevitable naval clash and the aftermath after the smoke had cleared. Chapter 51 The Settlement of Chapter 52 Retrospect Envoi Notes Appendices.

1 Wellington's Waterloo Despatch 2 Gneisenau's Report 3 Napoleon's Accounts, & 4 Bertrand's Letter of 10 June Orders of Battle. 1 Anglo-Allied Army The Campaign of 1815 book Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 3 French Army of Brand: Pen and Sword. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English.

Brand new Book. Title: Journal of the Waterloo Campaign, kept throughout the Campaign of By. General C. Mercer. [Edited by his son, C. Mercer.]Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

The Hundred Days War (French: les Cent-Jours IPA: [le sɑ̃ ʒuʁ]), also known as the War of the Seventh Coalition, marked the period between Napoleon's return from exile on the island of Elba to Paris on 20 March and the second restoration of King Louis XVIII on 8 July (a period of days).

The Campaign of 1815 book This period saw the War of the Seventh Coalition, and includes the Waterloo Campaign, the Result: Coalition victory, Second Treaty of Paris, End. this is the most thoroughly researched book on the start of the campaign of that i have come across in 50 years of study.

excellent analysis and clarification of the many debated actions taken by the men involved, especialy good coverage of the Prince of Orange, Marshall Ney, and Field Marshal Gneisenau/5(19). Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

This book at last makes available in English a penetrating exchange between two of history's most famous soldiers concerning the dramatic events of the Waterloo campaign of The Duke of Wellington is one of the greatest military commanders in British history; General Carl von Clausewitz is widely regarded as the greatest military thinker 4/5(18).

Waterloo: the Campaign of Volume I: from Elba to Ligny and Quatre Bras (Waterloo: The Campaign of #1) by. John Hussey. Rating details 10 ratings 3 reviews The first of two ground-breaking volumes on the Waterloo campaign, this book is based upon a detailed analysis of sources old and new in four languages/5.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Müffling, Friedrich Karl Ferdinand, Freiherr von, History of the campaign of Wakefield, S.R. Publishers. - Philip Haythornthwaite, author of Waterloo Armies and The Napoleonic Source Book "Volume I of Waterloo: The Campaign of is a brilliant tour de force, not least for its comprehensive coverage of matters that so many histories of warfare either ignore or skate over.

Waterloo holds a special place among the great battles of history. The climax of more than twenty years of war, it was indeed a close-run affair, matching two of the world's greatest generals Napoleon and Wellington.

This volume covers the entire campaign including the battles of Quatre Bras, Ligny and Wavre, with five full-colour maps and three highly detailed bird's eye views showing.

This book at last makes available a penetrating exchange between two of history's most famous soldiers concerning the dramatic events of the Waterloo campaign of The Duke of Wellington is considered one of the greatest military commanders in British history; General Carl von Clausewitz is often seen as the greatest military thinker in the /5(7).

Waterloo – The Campaign of (II) Volume II: From Waterloo to the Restoration of Peace in Europe (Paperback) “A masterful study of command, control, communications, and even intelligence of all the major combatants during the Waterloo : £ The Waterloo Campaign: Wellington, his German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatre Bras, by Peter Hofschröer, Greenhill Books, $ Winston Churchill once remarked that there was only one thing worse during a war than having allies–and that was to have none of either, enemies or : Ehoward.

"John Hussey's magnum opus on the Waterloo campaign is a magisterial work which is unlikely ever to be beaten for detail and objectivity.

This book. which is only the first volume and takes us up to the eve of the battle. goes comprehensiv ely and thoroughly into the minds of the commanders and staff through contemporary source documents.

In this way readers are able to judge for themselves. The Waterloo Campaign. Volume 1 by Peter Hofschroer Combining acute and detailed analyses with a multi-lingual examination of often overlooked sources, Hofschroer's two-part account of the 'Waterloo Campaign' is profoundly revisionist and has upset more than a few traditionalists.

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It is Sharpe is serving on the personal staff of the prince of Orange, who refuses to listen to Sharpe's reports of an enormous army, led by Napoleon, marching towards them. The Battle of Waterloo commences, and it seems as if Sharpe must stand by and watch the grandest scale of military folly.

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Finished. The Waterloo Campaign, The Waterloo Campaign, Clausewitz’s history of the campaign of incorporates methods of critical analysis explained in Book II of On War, which were addressed primarily to the observation and assessment of past cases of strategic and operational decision-making by commanders-in chief.

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Free shipping for many products. On Jone of the most decisive battles in military history was fought in Belgian fields twenty miles southeast of Brussels. Within a short days, Napoleon, former emperor of France, had returned from exile on the island of Elba, again seized power, quickly assembled an army, and marched to defeat the dispersed British and Prussian armies now preparing to invade France/10(K).

The battle of Leipzig was, in terms of the number of combatants involved, the largest engagement of the entire Napoleonic Wars (). It was the only battle of the wars in which all Allied armies (including even the Swedes) fielded troops against Napoleon. Peter Hofschroer looks at the run-up.

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Military book review: British campaign medals -   The allegations of Las Cases and later historians that Napoleon s surrender to Captain Maitland of the Bellerophon amounted to entrapment are also examined. After a survey of the peace settlement ofthe book concludes with a masterly chapter reviewing the whole story of the campaign.

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After a survey of the peace settlement ofthe book concludes with a masterly chapter reviewing the whole story of the campaign. No-one knows more about the Waterloo Campaign than John Hussey, and this extraordinary book is the culmination of his life’s work in Napoleonic War : £ Waterloo is one of the defining campaigns of European history.

The name conjures up images of the terrible scale and grandeur of the Napoleonic Wars and the incredible combined effort that finally ended Napoleon&#;s aspirations of power in Europe. Drawn from unpublished first-hand accounts, and using detailed illustrations, this comprehensive volume is the ideal resource for studying the.

The allegations of Las Cases and later historians that Napoleon's surrender to Captain Maitland of the Bellerophon amounted to entrapment are also examined.

After a survey of the peace settlement ofthe book concludes with a masterly chapter reviewing the whole story of the campaign. Battle of Waterloo (J ), Napoleon’s final defeat at the hands of the duke of Wellington’s combined allied army and a Prussian army under Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher.

The battle, fought south of Waterloo, Belgium, ended 23 years of recurrent .After a survey of the peace settlement ofthe book concludes with a masterly chapter reviewing the whole story of the campaign.

About The Author After reading History at Cambridge, John Hussey spent 30 years working for BP around the world including the .The Battle of Waterloo: containing the series of accounts published by authority, British and foreign, with circumstantial details, relative to the battle, from a variety of authentic and original sources, with connected official documents, forming an historical record of the operations in the campaign of the Netherlands, to which is.