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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Sep 2018 10:00 p.m. PST

…. astonishing, inspiring and disturbing.

"Laws and sausages, we know, are better not seen in the making; and neither are ‘black ops'. Waterloo may have been won on the playing fields of Eton, and Trafalgar on the dunes near Burnham Thorpe, but Britain's secret war against Napoleon was won in less wholesome places. ‘This is a book about propaganda, spying and covert operations… a very modern story of secret committees, slush funds, assassination,' writes Tim Clayton, whose Waterloo: Four Days that Changed Europe's Destiny was by far the most scholarly of the many volumes produced for the bicentenary. And what an astonishing story it all is, alternately inspiring and disturbing, a challenging addition to the Napoleonic canon…."
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Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP23 Sep 2018 3:29 a.m. PST

Will buy. I'd love to have a book on French secret services and Austrian, Russian etc. For the period… Past the usual Schulmeister hein?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Sep 2018 3:11 p.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend!. (smile)


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