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Standing firm at Waterloo By Erwin Muilwijk
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This volume deals with the specific role of the Netherlands field army on both days of 17th and 18th June. In great detail the endeavours, events and the hard fighting of its infantry, cavalry and... More > artillery are described. All this is based on dozens of memoirs by veteran soldiers from Holland, Belgium and Nassau serving together in the Netherlands field army. Their own words lavishly illustrate and enliven the text. The history presented in this volume adds to the knowledge on the 1815 campaign and the Battle of Waterloo, and change the perception on the Netherlands field army. Its men fought brave, showed courage and ultimately firmly stood their ground.< Less
Standing firm at Waterloo: 17 & 18 June By Erwin Muilwijk
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This volume deals with the specific role of the Netherlands field army on both days of 17th and 18th June. In great detail the endeavours, events and the hard fighting of its infantry, cavalry and... More > artillery are described. All this is based on dozens of memoirs by veteran soldiers from Holland, Belgium and Nassau serving together in the Netherlands field army. Their own words lavishly illustrate and enliven the text. The history presented in this volume adds to the knowledge on the 1815 campaign and the Battle of Waterloo, and change the perception on the Netherlands field army. Its men fought brave, showed courage and ultimately firmly stood their ground.< Less
Quatre Bras, Perponcher's gamble By Erwin Muilwijk
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On this day of 16th June we will follow the various exploits of the Netherlands field army. The battle of Quatre Bras is the main focus of this second volume.
1815 From mobilisation to war By Erwin Muilwijk
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'1815 From mobilisation to war' is the first volume in a series of four entitled 'The Netherlands field army during the Waterloo campaign'. BLACK & WHITE ILLUSTRATED EDITION In March 1815 the... More > fledgling Netherlands state saw its existance threatened by the escape from Elba and return to power in France of the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Without hesitance a field army was mobilised of ultimately 30,000 men strong to defend the newly acquired territories in Belgium. This history explores in detail the unique perspective from the Netherlands field army for the period of mid-March 1815 up to the outbreak of war on 15th June, when it faced the French Imperial army for the first time at the village of Frasnes close to Quatre Bras. This history draws almost exclusively from archival sources and presents numerous hitherto unpublished or unknown contemporary documents, to recreate the history of the Netherlands field army during the campaign of 1815. 11 maps and 21 illustrations all in black & white.< Less
Quatre Bras, Perponcher's gamble: 16 june 1815 By Erwin Muilwijk
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On this day of 16th June we will follow the various exploits of the Netherlands field army. The battle of Quatre Bras is the main focus of this second volume.
From mobilisation to war By Erwin Muilwijk
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'1815 From mobilisation to war' is the first volume in a series of four entitled 'The Netherlands field army during the Waterloo campaign'. COLOUR EDITION In March 1815 the fledgling Netherlands... More > state saw its existance threatened by the escape from Elba and return to power in France of the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Without hesitance a field army was mobilised of ultimately 30,000 men strong to defend the newly acquired territories in Belgium. This history explores in detail the unique perspective from the Netherlands field army for the period of mid-March 1815 up to the outbreak of war on 15th June, when it faced the French Imperial army for the first time at the village of Frasnes close to Quatre Bras. This history draws almost exclusively from archival sources and presents numerous hitherto unpublished or unknown contemporary documents, to recreate the history of the Netherlands field army during the campaign of 1815. 11 maps and 8 portraits in colour; 13 illustrations in black & white.< Less