Sunday, July 30, 2017

Wellington's Hidden Heroes - The Dutch and Belgians at Waterloo, Veronica Baker-Smith.

Looks at the contribution made by the army of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Wellington's victory in the Waterloo campaign, where it made up one third of his army. Makes good use of Dutch and Belgian sources to produce a useful account of the role that this newly formed army played in Wellington's victory, although sometimes exaggerates the bias against this army in English language histories
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