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August 2021

The True Tactical Significance of the Château of Hougoumont during the Battle of Waterloo by Andrew W Field

‘Mourn for the Mighty Dead’: Music for the Passing of the Duke of Wellington in 1852 in the Illustrated London News by Paul Thompson

Review of The Sea is my Element, the Eventful Life of Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm 1768-1838

Review of Napoleon’s Stolen Army: How the Royal Navy Rescued a Spanish Army in the Baltic

More instalments of the Germans under the French Eagles, translated by Greg Gorsuch:

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau; Chapter VI: Battle of Leipzig

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter VII: War in Spain

July 2021

More instalments of the Germans under the French Eagles, translated by Greg Gorsuch:

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter V: The Hessians in the Campaign against Russia in 1812

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter VI: The Hessian Contingent in the Campaign of 1813

Review of Dead Men Telling Tales, Napoleonic War Veterans and the Military Memoir Industry, 1808-1914

Review of Favourite of Fortune: Captain Thomas Quilliam, Trafalgar Hero

Review of Coastal Defences of the British Empire in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Eras

Review of Mutiny on the Spanish Main, HMS Hermione and the Royal Navy’s Revenge

June 2021

Review of Robert Craufurd, The Man & the Myth

Review of At the Point of the Bayonet: The Peninsular War Battles of Arroyomolinos and Almaraz 1811-1812

Review of The Sword and the Spirit: Proceedings of the first ‘War & Peace in the Age of Napoleon’ Conference

May 2021

More instalments of the Germans under the French Eagles, translated by Greg Gorsuch:

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter IV: Campaign of 1809 against Austria Part 1

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter IV: Campaign of 1809 against Austria Part 2

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau: Operations in Pomerania

The Germans Under the French Eagles The Soldiers of Hesse and Nassau Chapters II & III

Review of Wellington’s Favourite Engineer John Fox Burgoyne: Operations, Engineering, and the Making of a Field Marshal

Review of Napoleon’s Women Camp Followers

Review of Nouveau Dictionnaire de la Grande Armée

April 2021

Review of  US Soldier Versus British Soldier (Osprey Combat Series No.54)

Review of The Daughters of George III: Sisters & Princesses

Review of Wellington’s Infantry, British Foot Regiments 1800-1815

Review of Marshal William Carr Beresford

March 2021

Obituary for Richard Tennant

Review of Glory is Fleeting: New Scholarship on the Napoleonic Wars

Within this review will be found a special discount code from Helion, that will give you 15% off the purchase price when ordering the book from their website.

Review of The French at Waterloo Eyewitness Accounts: 2nd and 6th Corps, Cavalry, Artillery, Imperial Guard and Medical Services 

Review of The Danish Army of the Napoleonic Wars 1807-14 Volume 2 Organization Uniforms & Equipment Cavalry and Artillery

Highlights for 2021

Review of The Duke of Wellington in 100 Objects

Highlights for 2020

Review of Napoleonic War Veterans Buried at St. Saviour’s Church, Jersey.

Review of Revenge in the Name of Honour: The Royal Navy’s Quest for Vengeance in the Single Ship Actions of the War of 1812 by Nicholas James Kaizer.

To accompany this review, Nicholas has submitted a very interesting article about the Life and Career of Novo Scotian Provo Wallis, Admiral of the Fleet.

George Nafziger has very kindly provided his complete Napoleonic collection (of over 1,600 OOB’s) to the Waterloo Association who have arranged for it to be placed on the Napoleon Series website to ensure that it is maintained for the future. Use the link below to access the collection:

The Nafziger Collection of Napoleonic Orders of Battle

Gareth Glover has added many new memoirs to the section: British Memoirs of the Napoleonic Wars.

The drop-down menu lists all the sections here, to which Gareth has made additions, plus there is a brand-new India section and the infantry regiments section has many new entries.

This is a very useful research tool for those studying the British soldier of the period.

Updated again 20 June 2020 following the launch of the ‘Free to Access’ Online Archive of Letters and Journals from the Napoleonic Wars by the Waterloo Association. Waterloo Association Online Archive

https://archives.waterlooassociation.org.uk/wordpress/