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Posted on Wednesday 1st October
Hearing of the project, fellow Waterloo author David Buttery, contacted Cornwell about his own Waterloo Battlefield Guide. Cornwell went on to include a personal endorsement of Buttery's guide in the acknowledgments for his book:
'The best guide, by far, is David Buttery’s Waterloo Battlefield Guide, which not only leads the visitor around the locations of the campaign, but tells the story of those four momentous days. The book is an essential companion for anyone visiting the battlefields of the campaign.'
Waterloo Battlefield Guide is available in hardback, paperback and eBook formats from publisher Pen and Sword Books.
Waterloo Battlefield Guide(Paperback - 291 pages)
by David Buttery
'The best guide, by far, is David Buttery's Waterloo Battlefield Guide, an essential companion for anyone visiting the battlefield.' - Bernard Cornwell
The defeat of Napoleon's French army by the combined forces of Wellington and Blücher at Waterloo on 18 June 1815 was a turning point in world history. This was the climax of the Napoleonic Wars, and the outcome had a major influence on the shape of Europe for the next… Read more...
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