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The Battle of Waterloo

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Published by Lucent Books in San Diego, CA .
Written in English



  • Belgium,
  • Waterloo


  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Military leadership -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.,
  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Belgium -- Waterloo -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815.,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns.

Book details:

About the Edition

A detailed account of the events leading up to a celebrated battle of the nineteenth century, the battle itself, and results of Napoleon"s military failure.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-91) and index.

Statementby David Pietrusza.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesBattles of the nineteenth century
LC ClassificationsDC242 .P53 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL795822M
ISBN 101560064234
LC Control Number95031686

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