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Review for Waterloo Battlefield Guide

Author : David Buttery

From the outset this book delivered more than I was expecting. Not only was there a description of the many places relevant to the Waterloo story placed, of course, in their modern setting to make them easy to find; but there was also a narrative of the battle with the troop dispositions and timings as accurate as you will find anywhere else. The maps and illustrations are numerous and good servants to the text. I read the book before my visit to Belgium and, having now used it extensively while there, my advice to the would be visitor is read it before you go and don't go without it. Highly recommended.

Published by : Pen & Sword Family Military, 2013
ISBN : 978 1 78303 513 7

Review last updated : 2015-07-17 19:36:23

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