Gradually word spreads across the globe that our books on the Waterloo campaign and the specific contribution of the Netherlands army are very interesting and are a must have for anyone interested in the 1815 campaign, the final war against the emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and France.
Now online bookshops sell our publications as well, such as Caliver Books in the United Kingdom, or Berliner Zinnfiguren / Preussisches Bücherkabinett in Germany and last but not least this week On Military Matters in the USA has announced our books to be part of their portfolio. We also hope to include Ken Trotman Ltd. in the near future as well as the bookshop of the visitors centre at the battlefield of Waterloo! Meanwhile with the shops now mentioned, you will be able to run into our books worldwide and especially on occasions such as wargame shows and venues.
Our series of books on the 1815 campaign and the Battle of Waterloo is one of the most exciting new publications of the past years. Never before in the past decades was there such a revealing history made available, integrating history with so many new and hitherto unknown accounts.
An opportunity you cannot miss.
In a recent poll held on our Facebook page readers have rated Quatre Bras Perponcher’s gamble.
On a maximum of 5 stars the readers rewarded volume two with an average ranking of 4 stars.
For more enthusiastic testimonials from readers visit the book page.
'Quatre Bras, Perponcher’s gamble' is indeed a worthwhile addition to your Napoleonic book collection.
Aan alle geïnteresseerde Nederlandse lezers, c.q. kopers!
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We present a fourth review (in English) on Volume One 'From mobilisation to war' written by Dr. Louis Sloos, which was published in the Dutch military history magazine 'Mars et Historia'. Visit our books page for volume one.
In August we start writing on the manuscript for the third volume on the battle of Waterloo and the role of the Netherlands troops. Meanwhile we have started collecting numerous resouces for the fourth volume on the invasion of France and so far have found a wealth of documents to tell the history from the French point of view as well.
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In addition to the numerous photographs published on the battlefield in our recent publication 'Quatre Bras, Perponcher's gamble' it is perhaps also interesting for our readers to have an idea of all the monuments present today, which commemorate the soldiers who fought here on 16 June 1815. Most of these monuments can be found around the crossroads along the road leading to Nivelles or a little south on the battlefiel and one is not even present in Belgium!
The stone plaque for all Netherlands troops was once placed in the wall of the large barn at the crossroads, but since several years has been removed to preserve and display at a later date. Its text reads: In memory of the Netherlanders and their Allied defenders of Quatre Bras 15-16-VI-1815. This photograph was kindly donated by Dominique Timmermans from Belgium, vice-president of the Association pour la Conservation des Monuments Napoléoniens, which is a socieity that works hard for the preservation and restauration of the numerous monuments related to the Napoleonic period all over Europe. (direct link photograph)
(Look here to find out more on a new monument at Quatre Bras, unvailed in 2014)Read more ...