The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815

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The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine, led by Blücher in 1815, played a crucial part in the Allied victory at Waterloo, and was involved in intense fighting at Wavre and Ligny. Delving into original sources, including eyewitness accounts and regimental histories known only to German scholars, this book tells the story of the soldiers on the ground: how they were organised and drilled, their previous service; their march to the battlefield; and what they did when they got there. Also ideal for all those interested in the actual appearance of the Prussian soldiers in 1815, this colourful study combines the latest findings and expert analysis to cast new light on the fateful Waterloo campaign.

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Published 20 Oct 2014
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781782006183
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 8 col
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 496
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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