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Books Books 41 - 50 of about 50 related to The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme.   

The Lie at the Heart of Waterloo: The Battle's Hidden Last Half-Hour

Nigel Sale - History - 2014 - 288 pages
Waterloo has, perhaps, a greater claim to have left its mark on Europe than any single battle before it, yet, even after two hundred years, there is confusion about how the ...
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Napoleonic Lives: Researching the British Soldiers of the Napoleonic Wars

Carole Divall - Reference - 2012 - 192 pages
Two hundred years ago the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars convulsed the whole of Europe. These were key events in the history of the continent, and for Britain, and they are ...
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Voices from the Past: Waterloo 1815: History's most famous battle told ...

John Grehan - History - 2015 - 256 pages
For more than twenty years Europe had been torn apart by war. Dynasties had crumbled, new states had been created and a generation had lost its young men. When it seemed that ...
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Battle Story: Cambrai 1917

Chris McNab - History - 2012 - 160 pages
The Battle of Cambrai has become synonymous with one of the Allies' first large-scale use of tanks on the Western Front. Cambrai certainly saw over 450 Mark IV tanks lumber ...
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Waterloo 1815: Quatre Bras

Peter Hofschroer - History - 2005 - 144 pages
The Battles of Quatre Bras and Ligny are often overshadowed by the Battle of Waterloo that took place two days later. Yet the events of 16 June 1815 were crucial, as Napoleon ...
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Battle Story Somme 1916

Andrew Robertshaw - History - 2014 - 160 pages
The Battle of the Somme raged from 1 July to 18 November 1916 and was one of the bloodiest fought in military history. It has come to signify for many the waste and bloodshed ...
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Tactics and the Experience of Battle in the Age of Napoleon

Rory Muir - History - 2008 - 352 pages
What was it like to be a soldier on a Napoleonic battlefield? What happened when cavalry regiments charged directly at one another? What did the generals do during battle ...
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Galloping at Everything: The British Cavalry in the Peninsular War and at ...

Ian Fletcher - History - 2014 - 320 pages
The poor discipline demonstrated by the British cavalry commanded by general Slade at Maguilla in 1812 prompted the Duke of Wellington's famous remark that British cavalry ...
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Fire and Movement: The British Expeditionary Force and the Campaign of 1914

Peter Hart - History - 2014 - 496 pages
The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend long before the conflict ended. The British Expeditionary Force fought a mesmerizing campaign, outnumbered and ...
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