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Waterloo 1815 (2) Ligny #277 Osprey Campaign

By: John Franklin

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000424

ISBN: 1472803663

Condition: New


This title represents the second instalment of the captivating study of the Waterloo campaign, one of the defining events in European history. In particular it focuses on the desperate struggle for Ligny, which saw the Prussians pushed back by the French Army after heavy fighting 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 whi... View more info

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Waterloo 1815 (3) Mont St Jean and Wavre #280 Osprey Campaign

By: John Franklin

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001540

ISBN: 1472804120

Condition: New


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 Drawn from unpublished first-hand accounts, and using detailed illustrations, this comprehensive volume is the ideal resource for studying the intense fighting at the battles of Waterloo and Wavre, the final, decisive engagements of the Waterloo campaign. Those two battles are at the heart of this study, which explores the action at Mont St Jean where ... View more info