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Napoleonic Wars books

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Recently Published

Waterloo Voices 1815 The Battle at First Hand by Martyn Beardsley Waterloo Voices 1815 The Battle at First Hand

Explore the history of the Battle of Waterloo through the voices of those that experienced it first hand.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Napoleon's Military Machine by Philip J. Haythornthwaite Napoleon's Military Machine

Haythornthwaite brings his reputation as a leading Napoleonic historian to bear on the examination of all parts of the French army: the cavalry, infantry, artillery, Imperial Guard, staff and supporting services. Napoleon's innovations and tactics are described, from Austerlitz to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Connell Guide to Napoleon by Adam Zamoyski The Connell Guide to Napoleon


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Napoleon and Grouchy The Last Great Waterloo Mystery Unravelled by Paul L. Dawson Napoleon and Grouchy The Last Great Waterloo Mystery Unravelled

Despite the mass of books written on Waterloo, this is a genuinely unique contribution to this most famous campaign.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Marshal Ney at Quatre Bras New Perspectives on the Opening Battle of the Waterloo Campaign by Paul L. Dawson Marshal Ney at Quatre Bras New Perspectives on the Opening Battle of the Waterloo Campaign

Revelatory investigation into this key encounter and Ney s conduct at this critical period in the campaign.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Lutzen and Bautzen Napoleon's Spring Campaign of 1813 by George Nafziger Lutzen and Bautzen Napoleon's Spring Campaign of 1813

One army lost in the Russian winter, Napoleon raised another to keep his grip on Europe. A tired Russian Army and a raw Prussian force marched to meet him. 'Lutzen and Bautzen' is a detailed and masterful study of a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

In Nelson's Wake The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars by James Davey In Nelson's Wake The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

Battles, blockades, convoys, raids: how the indefatigable British Royal Navy ensured Napoleon's ultimate defeat Horatio Nelson's celebrated victory over the French at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 presented Britain with an unprecedented command of the seas. Yet the Royal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Napoleonic Wars A Global History by Alexander Mikaberidze The Napoleonic Wars A Global History

The first truly global history of the Napoleonic Wars, arguably the first world war.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Coming Soon

The French Army of the Orient 1798-1801 Napoleon's Beloved 'Egyptians' by Yves Martin The French Army of the Orient 1798-1801 Napoleon's Beloved 'Egyptians'

The uniforms, organisation and equipment of Napoleon's French army in Egypt.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Waterloo: The Truth at Last Why Napoleon Lost the Great Battle by Paul L. Dawson Waterloo: The Truth at Last Why Napoleon Lost the Great Battle

This is the third volume in Paul Dawson s ground-breaking Waterloo trilogy, following Marshal Ney at Quatre Bras, and Napoleon and Grouchy, Waterloo, the Truth at Last concludes this sensational story.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Waterloo: The 1815 Campaign From Waterloo to the Restoration of Peace in Europe by John Hussey Waterloo: The 1815 Campaign From Waterloo to the Restoration of Peace in Europe

Detailed study of the five great phases of the Battle of Waterloo
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Napoleon Victorious! An Alternative History of the Battle of Waterloo by Peter G. Tsouras Napoleon Victorious! An Alternative History of the Battle of Waterloo

A retelling of the Battle of Waterloo based on plausible alternate decisions
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Nelson's Lost Jewel The Extraordinary Story of the Lost Diamond Chelengk by Martyn Downer Nelson's Lost Jewel The Extraordinary Story of the Lost Diamond Chelengk

Nelson's Lost Jewel tells the remarkable story of one of the most famous jewels in British history for the first time, and traces its journey from Constantinople to London. Secured for the nation by public appeal, it passed to the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Recollections from the Ranks Three Russian Soldiers' Autobiographies from the Napoleonic Wars by Darrin Boland Recollections from the Ranks Three Russian Soldiers' Autobiographies from the Napoleonic Wars

From Napoleon's invasion of 1812 to the Wars of Liberation and beyond, seen from the common Russian soldier's perspective.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

The Autobiography or Narrative of a Soldier The Peninsular War Memoirs of William Brown of the 45th Foot by William Brown The Autobiography or Narrative of a Soldier The Peninsular War Memoirs of William Brown of the 45th Foot

A memoir from the ranks of the 45th Regiment of Foot for the period of the Peninsula War.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

A Scot's Grey at Waterloo The Remarkable Story of Sergeant William Clarke by Gareth Glover A Scot's Grey at Waterloo The Remarkable Story of Sergeant William Clarke

A previously unpublished first-hand account describing the Scots Greys at Waterloo.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Napoleon at Dresden The Battles of August 1813 by George Nafziger Napoleon at Dresden The Battles of August 1813

The second in a three volume series on Napoleon's campaigns in Europe during 1813.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

By Fire and Bayonet Grey's West Indies Campaign of 1794 by Steve Brown By Fire and Bayonet Grey's West Indies Campaign of 1794

This book covers Sir Charles Grey's glorious (but ultimately ill-fated) West Indies campaign in the early years of the Napoleonic period.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Napoleon's Commentaries on Julius Caesar A New English Translation by R. A. Maguire Napoleon's Commentaries on Julius Caesar A New English Translation

Only English translation available of Julius Caesar s generalship critiqued by fellow military genius, Napoleon Bonaparte
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Wellington and the Siege of San Sebastian, 1813 by Bruce Collins Wellington and the Siege of San Sebastian, 1813

Graphic history of one of the key sieges of the Peninsular War
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Waterloo: Rout and Retreat by Andrew W. Field Waterloo: Rout and Retreat

Fourth volume in Andrew Field s acclaimed four-volume account of the Waterloo campaign from the French perspective
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Other books in this genre

The Battle of Waterloo by Peter Snow, Dan Snow The Battle of Waterloo
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The Battle of Waterloo marks an event that changed the fate of Europe irrevocably.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

The Anatomy of Glory Napoleon and His Guard by Anne S.K. Brown The Anatomy of Glory Napoleon and His Guard

The ultimate reference material for serious students of the history of the Imperial Guard.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars A Concise Dictionary, 1792-1815 by Kevin F. Kiley Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars A Concise Dictionary, 1792-1815

The emphasis is not only on artillery coming of age during this period, but coming into its own as a combat and battle-winning arm.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Forgotten War Against Napoleon Conflict in the Mediterranean by Gareth Glover The Forgotten War Against Napoleon Conflict in the Mediterranean

Graphic history of the struggle for the Mediterranean during the Napoleonic Wars
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Fiddlers and Whores The Candid Memoirs of a Surgeon in Nelson's Fleet by James Lowry Fiddlers and Whores The Candid Memoirs of a Surgeon in Nelson's Fleet

A highly entertaining and revealing account of life in Nelson's Navy
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Imperial Bayonets Tactics of the Napoleonic Battery, Battalion and Brigade as Found in Contemporary Regulations by George Nafziger Imperial Bayonets Tactics of the Napoleonic Battery, Battalion and Brigade as Found in Contemporary Regulations

Imperial Bayonets examines the maneuvering systems of the French, Prussians, Russians, Austrians and British from 1792 to 1815. It studies infantry maneuvers and firepower, cavalry maneuvers, and artillery. It is THE definitive work on Napoleonic tactics and a must read...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Wellington & the Peninsular War by Oliver Hayes Wellington & the Peninsular War


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

A Bloody Day The Irish at Waterloo by A Bloody Day The Irish at Waterloo


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2017

Wellington's Headquarters The Command and Administration of the British Army During the Peninsular War by S. G. P. Ward Wellington's Headquarters The Command and Administration of the British Army During the Peninsular War

Pioneering study of the operation of the Duke of Wellington s headquarters during the Peninsular War
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

1917 - The Passchendaele Year The British Army in Flanders: The Diary of Achiel van Walleghem by Guido Latre 1917 - The Passchendaele Year The British Army in Flanders: The Diary of Achiel van Walleghem

This book tells the previously untold story of daily life immediately behind the frontline during the tragic year of 1917. The author, who kept a detailed record of events and attitudes, was a village priest, Achiel Van Walleghem. He lived...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Wellington's Brigade Commanders Peninsula and Waterloo by Robert Burnham, Ron McGuigan Wellington's Brigade Commanders Peninsula and Waterloo
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A who was who covering the Duke of Wellingtons brigade commanders during the Peninsular War and the Waterloo campaign
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

The Napoleon Options Alternate Decisions of the Napoleonic Wars by Jonathan North The Napoleon Options Alternate Decisions of the Napoleonic Wars

Contributions by leading military historians.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

Grouchy's Waterloo The Battles of Ligny and Wavre by Andrew, MBBS FRCPA Field Grouchy's Waterloo The Battles of Ligny and Wavre
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Third volume in Andrew Field's acclaimed four volume study covering the French perspective of the Waterloo campaign
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2017

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