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Waterloo: June 18, 1815: The Battle for Modern Europe (Making History)

Paperback. Pub Date: December 2005 Pages: 160 in Publisher: Harper Perennial June 18. 1815 was one of the most momentous days in world history On the bloody marking the end of twenty-two years of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. battlefield of Waterloo. the Emperor Napoleon and his hastily formed legions clashed with the Anglo-Allied armies led by the Duke of Wellington - the only time the two greatest military strategists of their age faced each other in combat.With precision and elegance. Andrew Roberts sets the political. strategic. and historical scene. providing a eathtaking account of each successive stage of the battle while also examining new evidence that reveals exactly how Napoleon was defeated. Illuminating. authoritative. and engrossing. Waterloo is a masterful work of history.

Important places

Waterloo (58)


Walloon Brabant (60)


Belgium (736)

Other geographical areas

Northern European Plain (4,576)
Europe (50,256)
Western Europe (11,063)