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This article lists authoritative texts about Napoleonic military tactics, the Battle of Waterloo, and the subsequent occupation of France.
If you would like to take your interest in this week’s topics further, the books listed below are recommended reading. For some of them, you will probably need access to a good library — but you will be able to find many of the titles commercially online, and second-hand copies are often available at very reasonable prices.

The Battle of Waterloo

Battle tactics

Military memoirs

The allied occupation of France

  • Veve, D.T., The Duke of Wellington and the British army of occupation in France 1815-1818 (Westport, 1992)

The Bourbons

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Wellington and the Battle of Waterloo

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