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The scum of the earth : what happened to the real British heroes of Waterloo?

Author: Colin Brown
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Spellmount, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Scum of the Earth': What Happened to the Real British Heroes of Waterloo?
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Brown
ISBN: 9780750961851 0750961856
OCLC Number: 911382004
Description: 224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Scum of the Earth --
2. Waterloo --
3. The Battle --
4. The Man Who Caught an Eagle --
5. ̀Scotland Forever!' --
Ensign Ewart --
6. Guts and Glory --
7. The Bravest Man in England --
8. The Man Who Made a Killing After Waterloo --
9. Regency Riots --
10. The Forgotten Hero at Peterloo --
11. Wellington's Waterloo.
Responsibility: Colin Brown.

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The Scum of the Earth explores the common soldiers the Duke of Wellington angrily condemned as `scum' for their looting at Vitoria, from their great victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in  Read more...

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