Wellington's Dutch Allies 1815

Wellington's Dutch Allies 1815

The forces commanded by the Duke of Wellington at Quatre-Bras and Waterloo included two infantry divisions and three cavalry brigades of the newly unified ('Dutch-Belgian') army of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, mostly led by veteran officers who had served under Napoleon. The part played by these troops particularly in holding the vital crossroads of Quatre-Bras, at the insistence of their own commanders has often been unjustly dismissed by British commentators.… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (March 20, 2012)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 48 pages

Language: English


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