Waterloo

Waterloo

The Bravest Man

Book - 2015
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June, 1815. The Coldstream Guards and the third guards are waiting impatiently for orders to move into battle against Napoleon and his French army. Every day seems endless as the troops wait for Wellington's orders. When word is finally received, the path to glory it is not quite what the troops were hoping for. Hours of marching during the day are followed by restless nights' sleep in the rain, dampening their spirits and weakening morale. When the group eventually encounter the French in battle, a special command comes from Wellington himself to Colonel James Macdonell of the Coldstream Guards: hold the chateau at Hougoumont and do not let the French pass. What happens next is history.
Publisher: ©2015
London, Allison & Busby,, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780749019501
0749019506
Branch Call Number: F Swanston
Characteristics: 286 pages ;,23 cm

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