Alessandro Barbero's "The Battle"

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Alessandro Barbero's "The Battle"

Post by starkadder » Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:22 pm

subtitle: A New History of the Battle of Waterloo
Atlantic Books, London, 2005

Has anyone read this book? I think that it's actually quite wonderful. Squeezing a bit of extra juice from such a worked-over subject.

And available on bargain bin tables at Dymocks for around $10.

I recommend it.

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Post by Pz. Ferdinand » Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:32 pm

Yep. Read it and enjoyed it. Good to read about a fight between Germans, British and Frenchmen written by an Italian.

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Post by uriah heep » Wed Jul 09, 2008 2:53 am

its a excellent book and if you want to read another side to the battle go and read a version that iv put up on the sister forum you my find it interesting its not how i see it but thats not what im after im after discussion so go and have a look

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