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  • Wellington's Engineersby Mark S. Thomson

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 21.99

    The role of the Royal Engineers in the Peninsular War has long been neglected and often misunderstood, and Mark Thompson's history is the first full account of their work and of the contribution they made throughout the conflict. He draws on his unrivalled collection of the engineers' letters and diaries in order to tell, in vivid detail, the... more...

  • The Scum of the Earthby Colin Brown

    The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17

    The Scum of the Earth follows the men Wellington called just that from victory at Waterloo to a Regency Britain at war with itself, and explores some of the myths on the way; such as that the defeat of Napoleon ended the threat of revolution spreading through France. did the victorious soldiers return to a land fit for heroes? They did not. In 1819,... more...

  • Der Bauernjörgby Peter Blickle

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 27.76

    Kaiser Karl V. hat ihn als Retter des Reiches gepriesen ? Georg Truchsess Freiherr zu Waldburg. Als Oberster Feldhauptmann eines Fürstenheeres hat er den größten Aufstand niedergeworfen, den Europa vor der Französischen Revolution erlebt hat. Peter Blickle entwirft in seiner fulminanten Geschichte des Bauernjörg ein dramatisches Panorama des Bauernkriegs.Erstmals... more...

  • Russian Eyewitness Accounts of the Campaign of 1807by Alexander Mikaberidze

    Frontline Books 2015; US$ 23.50

    After his crushing defeat of Prussia in 1806, Napoleon marched into Poland to forestall any Russian attempts to come to the aid of their ally. There then followed the bloody battle in a blizzard at Eylau on 8 February 1807, which decimated both armies. Operations resumed in the spring and on 14 June Napoleon wrecked the Russian field army at Friedland.... more...

  • Waterloo 1815by Marian Füssel

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 7.40

    Am 18. Juni 1815 wurde die Schlacht bei Waterloo (oder La Belle-Alliance) geschlagen. Dort beendeten Wellington, Blücher und Gneisenau mit ihren englischen und preußischen Truppen die Herrschaft der Hundert Tage, die Napoleon I., aus dem Exil zurückgekehrt, noch einmal hatte errichten können. Marian Füssel erläutert die historischen Voraussetzungen... more...

  • The Longest Afternoonby Brendan Simms

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 24.99

    In 1815, the deposed emperor Napoleon returned to France and threatened the already devastated and exhausted continent with yet another war. Near the small Belgian municipality of Waterloo, two large, hastily mobilized armies faced each other to decide the future of Europe—Napoleon?s forces on one side, and the Duke of Wellington on the other. With... more...

  • Die Schlachtby Klaus-Jürgen Bremm

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 37.01

    Waterloo ist wohl die berühmteste Schlacht der Weltgeschichte, DAS Synonym für den zweiten Griff nach den Sternen und für das finale Scheitern. Trotz seiner erzwungenen Abdankung im Vorjahr und dem Exil in Elba wollte es der Ex-Kaiser Napoleon noch einmal wissen: Zwei Tage nach den Schlachten von Ligny und Quatre Bras standen sich am 18. Juni 1815,... more...

  • Regeneration through Empireby Margaret Cook Andersen

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    Following France?s defeat in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870?71, French patriots feared that their country was in danger of becoming a second-rate power in Europe. Decreasing birth rates had largely slowed French population growth, and the country?s population was not keeping pace with that of its European neighbors. To regain its standing in the... more...

  • The Grimsby Book of Daysby Lucy Wood

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Grimsby Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the town. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...

  • The Ipswich Book of Daysby Rachel Field

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Ipswich Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the town. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...