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  • Napoleon (English, Hardback) Mr David Bell

    This book provides a concise, lively, up-to-date portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's character and career, including his most important battles, while setting him firmly against the backdrop of the French Revolution of 1789.

    $15.77 $18.95
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  • Empire of Chance (English, Hardback) Anders Engberg-Pedersen

    Anders Engberg-Pedersen shows how the Napoleonic Wars inspired a new discourse on knowledge in the West. Soldiers returning from battle were forced to reconsider what it is possible to know and how decisions are made in a fog of imperfect knowledge. Chance no longer appeared exceptional but normative--a prism for understanding the modern world.

    $37.39 $45.00
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  • French Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815 (English, Paperback) Paddy Griffith

    Provides an analysis of the preparation of the French troops from manual regulations to the training ground, as well as a study of the changing quality of command and control within the army. This book explores the role of the French infantry at the apex of their powers and their role in these key battles.

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  • With Guns to the Peninsula (English, Hardback) William Lloyd Webber

    A personal account of an artillery officer during the central years of the Peninsular War

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  • Napoleon and the Archduke Charles (English, Hardback) F. Loraine Petre

    One of the most acclaimed histories of this critical campaign at the height of the Napoleonic Wars

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  • In the Legions of Napoleon (English, Hardback) Henrich von Brandt

    One of the best memoirs of the Peninsular War and the 1812 invasion of Russia. Gives a superb insight into the life and times of a Napoleonic officer.

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  • Memoirs of a French Napoleonic Officer (English, Hardback) Jean-Baptiste Barres

    Lively memoirs of an officer in Napoleon's Garde Imperiale. Based on a diary maintained from 1804 until the fall of Napoleon.

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  • Wellington (English, Paperback) Ruper Matthews

    Covers Wellington's entire life, particularly his military exploits.

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  • Napoleon's Mameluke (English, Paperback) Jonathan North

    The colorful memoirs of Napoleon s bodyguard, translated for the first time, provide a vivid picture of the general and emperor."

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  • Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792-1815 (English, Paperback) Chris Henry, Brian Delf

    Chris Henry here provides details of the whole spectrum of armaments carried by the vessels of the Napoleonic era. The tactical use of these weapons, including the organisation of anti-tank units and their conversion from infantry to artillery is covered.

    $16.31 $17.95
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  • The Battle of Waterloo Experience (English, Hardback) Peter Snow, Dan Snow

    Tells the story of one of the world's most famous and important battles. This book helps you to relive this extraordinary moment in history by holding and examining rare or previously unpublished sketch maps, letters, orders, official papers and proclamations held by the National Army Museum and other archives and museums around Europe.

    $38.05 $49.95
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  • Prelude to Waterloo Quatre Bras (English, Hardback) Andrew W. Field

    In-depth study of the critical battle that preceded Waterloo, based on French primary sources never published before in English. Published to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle this book questions previous assumptions and viewpoints.

    $27.24 $44.95
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  • Wellington's Dutch Allies 1815 (English, Paperback) Ronald Pawly, Patrice Courcelle

    The Dutch Army was a very important part of Wellington's army at Waterloo in 1815. This volume presents an exploration of Wellington's Dutch allies, and shows that despite criticism from the British, many units fought extremely well and defended some decisive points.

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  • Napoleon's German Allies: Nassau and Oldenburg v.2 (English, Paperback) Otto von Pivka

    Part of the "Men-at-Arms" series, this book details the history, equipment and uniforms of Napoleon's German allies of Nassau and Oldenburg.

    $13.09 $17.95
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  • Napoleon's Commanders: v.1 (English, Paperback) Philip J. Haythornthwaite, Patrice Courcelle

    This title details Napoleon's commanders. The commanders featured include Augereau, Bernadotte, Berthier, Carnot, Davout, Desaix, Junot, Kellerman, Kleber, Lannes, Lasalle, MacDonald, Massena, Moreau, Murat, Oudinot, Rapp, Serurier, Soult and Reynier.

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  • The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815 (English, Paperback) Peter Hofschroer, Gerry Embleton

    Delving into original sources, including eyewitness accounts and regimental histories known only to German scholars, this book tells the story of the soldiers on the ground: how they were organised and drilled, their previous service; their march to the battlefield; and what they did when they got there.

    $12.96 $17.95
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  • The Cavalry That Broke Napoleon (English, Hardback) Richard Goldsbrough

    The Cavalry that Broke Napoleon

    $20.77 $36.95
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  • The Battle of Waterloo (English, Hardback)

    Gives an unprecedented glimpse into how the battle of Waterloo was viewed in its immediate aftermath. This book offers a collection of reports of the battle from all sides, records of the orders issued to both armies, the official gazette sent by Wellington, and the firsthand accounts of French marshals.

    $13.63 $14.95
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  • Waterloo (English, Hardback) Gareth Glover

    Radical reassessment of the history of the Waterloo campaign which dispels the myths and misunderstandings associated with the battle. Based on extensive research in British and continental archives this book presents for the first time extracts from newly discovered first-hand accounts.

    $26.66 $39.95
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  • Wellington's Peninsula Regiments: Light Infantry v. 2 (English, Paperback) Mike Chappell

    This work contains new research into the uniforms and insignia - and the battle history - of the crack Light Infantry regiments, which distinguished themselves on a score of battlefields in the Peninsular War, 1807-14. Highly detailed illustrations and anecdotes bring to life members of Wellington's regiment.

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