This complete revisionist assessment of the Battle of Waterloo will shake Napoleonic study to its roots, challenging every previous text and atlas on the Napoleonic era. Based on 10 years of research, the author has uncovered huge coverups by British politicians, military commanders and regimental authorities. Includes 80 illustrations and maps to dramatize these new, startling revelations.
|Publisher:||Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.49(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.64(d)|
About the Author
David Hamilton Williams, Bt., B.S.C., ARHist.S, is the author of The Fall of Napoleon: The Final Betrayal. A respected Napoleonic researcher, his work on the letters of William Siborne—a core element in the research for the original Waterloo: New Perspectives—is accepted as unique and revolutionary by leading academics in the field. He lives in West Sussex, England.
Table of ContentsThe End and the Beginning.
The Return of the Eagles, Which Fly from Steeple to Steeple.
The United Netherlands: The Allies Assemble.
A Pleasant Disposition.
"A Dependable Article": The Rival Commanders and Their Tactics.
16 June: 2 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
16 June: Quatre Bras and Ligny.
17 June: Strategic Withdrawal.
18 June: Morning.
18 June: 1:30 p.m.
to 3:30 p.m.
18 June: 3.30 p.m.
to 6.00 p.m.
18 June: Evening.
Aftermath: Wavre, Pursuit, Lost Opportunities.