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Battleground: The Art of War - Waterloo
« on: August 01, 2017, 06:02:05 PM »
Battleground: The Art of War - Waterloo





Published on 28 Nov 2016

“WATERLOO” is one of the most famous battles in the history of the world - pitting one of the greatest military strategists the world had ever seen -against an allied Europe. On one side: Napoleon Bonaparte – Emperor of France. Opposing Napoleon: an army of British and Dutch allies, led by the Duke of Wellington. On June 18, 1815, over 350,000 men would fight to determine the fate of Europe and the world. Discover the surprising factors that determined victory.
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Re: Battleground: The Art of War - Waterloo
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2017, 10:45:39 AM »
Waterloo, analysis of a battle that should not be fought. All the fault of the defeat suffered in Waterloo, it was the fault of Napoleon, the mistakes made by his generals, are second-rate. Why, Napoleon wanted at all costs that unfortunate battle The British wanted to get to Brussels to embark for England.Grouchy, however, would have engaged the Prussians and kept away from the British.If he had not attacked, and would have waited, he would have had all the forces integral to the appearance of the Prussians. Even if united the English and the Prussians, they would not have had (perhaps) the courage to attack Napoleon knowing that Grouchy could have come to him from Wavre. For this, I say that Waterloo should not be fought, or wait the day after that, the English would not leave Mont-Saint-Jean to get to Brussels as Wellington had decided.
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Re: Battleground: The Art of War - Waterloo
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2017, 12:05:46 PM »
So many "What ifs"  :book

If Napoleon had won Waterloo then he would have taken Brussels....BUT the Austrians and Russians were coming with many men  :Lancer
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Re: Battleground: The Art of War - Waterloo
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2017, 12:56:48 PM »
So many "What ifs"  :book

If Napoleon had won Waterloo then he would have taken Brussels....BUT the Austrians and Russians were coming with many men  :Lancer

but, General Dauvont, in Paris, still had 119,000 men. :-)
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Re: Battleground: The Art of War - Waterloo
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2017, 01:30:09 PM »
So many "What ifs"  :book

If Napoleon had won Waterloo then he would have taken Brussels....BUT the Austrians and Russians were coming with many men  :Lancer

but, General Dauvont, in Paris, still had 119,000 men. :-)
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