Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny

Waterloo Ligny Waterloo 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

  • Title: Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny
  • Author: John Franklin Gerry Embleton
  • ISBN: 9781472803665
  • Page: 478
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 PWaterloo 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order.Stunning illustrations augment the drama of the fighting in this area while considerable new research drawn from unpublished first hand accounts provide a detailed and engaging resource for all aspects of the battle.

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    • 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 armchair historians, but despite the hype often ballyhooed by the writers, these books, including this 96-page entry, are never taken seriously by historians. and this one is no exception.To commemorate [...]


    • 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 four major actions fought during the Waterloo campaign of June 1815, Ligny is [...]


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