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Review for Waterloo 1815 Captain Mercer's Journal

Author : Bob Carruthers

Part of the Military History from Primary Sources Series this slim volume [126 pages] is well illustrated with numerous almost contemporary illustrations. As a child I was told you should rise from eating a meal feeling as if you would like more. This book does just that for it is but a selection from the complete journal. It is a wonderfully balanced choice; the wide variety of subject matter in the complete journal is truly reflected here. If one hasn't read the full journal then this book is an excellent introduction - even an enticer to read more. Well written, well presented and therefore recommended.

Published by : Pen & Sword Military, 2012
ISBN : 978 1 78159 146 8

Review last updated : 2016-02-08 19:23:02

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