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A Desperate Business by Ian Fletcher


A Desperate Business by Ian Fletcher

Not just another story of the Waterloo Campaign of 1815, 'A Desperate Business' concentrates solely on the British Army, beginning with the mustering of the army following Napoleon's escape from Elba, through to the build up to the campaign, to the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo, and continues through to the advance to and occupation of Paris.

About the Author

The author is one of the leading authorities on the Napoleonic period, having written and edited fourteen books on the subject, including Wellington's Regiments and The Peninsular War.

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Publication date

1st October 2000


Ian Fletcher

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Spellmount Publishers Ltd an imprint of The History Press Ltd


224 pages


Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900
Battles & campaigns



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