Hougoumont: the Key to Victory in Waterloo, Paperback Book

Hougoumont: the Key to Victory in Waterloo Paperback

Part of the Battleground Europe series

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The desperate defence of the hamlet of Hougoumont by the Guards was the key to Wellington's victory over Napoleon at Waterloo.

It was 'a battle within a battle' and Wellington himself later declared that the outcome 'rested upon the closing of the gates at Hougoumont'.

To call this a close run affair was indeed something of an understatement.

This book bring to life the events of 18th June 1815 to both the visitor and reader at home.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 120 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780850527162

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