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Tango0108 Oct 2023 8:47 p.m. PST

…Liberation and the Hundred Days 1813-1815


"When the first hastily organized Dutch troops fought off the French at Breda in December 1813, their commander wrote that their behavior under fire had been worthy of praise. In order to prove to the allies the Dutch were willing and able to help drive away the French, a new army had to be built from scratch. When Napoleon returned from exile in 1815 and marched his army into the newly formed Kingdom of the Netherlands, he met a Netherlands contingent of professional soldiers, fully armed, equipped, and dressed, and ready to defend the regained independence…"


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Lilian09 Oct 2023 2:03 a.m. PST

duplicate thread, already posted…
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and the title is cancelled

DeRuyter09 Oct 2023 10:19 a.m. PST

Cancelled? It is still showing as a Preorder on Amazon.

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2023 11:32 a.m. PST

Yes…but check the publisher…Helion books. Title is cancelled.

Lilian09 Oct 2023 2:56 p.m. PST

confirmed by the Series Editor Andrew Bamford on the Napoleonic Wars forum

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amazon is not a reference for the availability and publication date of the books, especially concerning Helion books

Tango0109 Oct 2023 3:34 p.m. PST

Thanks


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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2023 1:32 p.m. PST

Being pedantic "Dutch" in the very title is a bit odd.

It can be so confusing. Holland is but one province of the modern Netherlands, but the couple I met outside the West Ham ground three weeks ago had travelled across from Amsterdam and had no idea about this. Belgian troops contributed massively to 1815, but were far from "Dutch". The Low Countries, The Austrian and Spanish Netherlands, Walloon, Flemish etc etc…..

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