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BAMFORD Andrew, A Bold and Ambitious Enterprise: The British Army in the Low Countries 1813-1814

<i> © Pen and Sword </i>

© Pen and Sword

From the publishers:
The British campaign in the Low Countries in 1813–14 in support of the Dutch revolt against the French is one of the lesser-known campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars, but one of which the great historian of the British Army Sir John Fortescue
wrote that it was impossible to understand the Waterloo campaign without a knowledge of.
The book deals with all aspects of the campaign, from grand strategy and the proposed marriage alliance between the House of Orange and the House of Hanover, to tactical analysis of the battlesand sieges that took place. This is an account both of a neglected Napoleonic campaign and of Britain's wider role in the Sixth Coalition against Napoleon.

Place and publisher: Pen and Sword

Date of publication: 2013

Number of pages: 320

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