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How the French won Waterloo : (or think they did)

Author: Stephen Clarke
Publisher: London : Century, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two centuries after the Battle of Waterloo, the French are still in denial. If Napoleon lost on 18th June, 1815 (and that's a big 'if'), then whoever rules the universe got it wrong. As soon as the cannons stopped firing, French historians began re-writing history. The Duke of Wellington was beaten, they say, and then the Prussians jumped into the boxing ring, breaking all the rules of battle. In essence, the French  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Clarke
ISBN: 9781780893082 1780893086
OCLC Number: 910973208
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Stephen Clarke.

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The Duke of Wellington was beaten, they say, and then the Prussians jumped into the boxing ring, breaking all the rules of battle. In essence, the French cannot bear the idea that Napoleon, their  Read more...

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"Indeed, as Stephen Clarke demonstrates in this cheeky book, they have spent two whole centuries 'indulging in outrageous denial'" Daily Mail

 
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