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The most recent instalment of our Winter Lecture Series had now been released exclusively for our members. Head over to our members section to find this video and many others. You will find the password contained within your journal. In this talk Andrew Field examines whether the Prince of Orange was an inexperienced, conceited and tactically inept […]
The Waterloo Association’s Midlands group is happy to present a talk by Andrew Field on the 3rd (British) Division at Waterloo. This talk looks at the division’s composition and its experience on the battlefield of Waterloo. This forms the backdrop for Field to examine the circumstances surrounding the arrest of General Kielmansegge and his handling […]
He had previously served as a Captain in the 23rd Foot Regiment, but transferred to the 7th Light Dragoons on 15 June 1809. He served in the peninsula from August 1813 to April 1814, so it would appear that he wrote in two sequential journals, but we now only have the second covering the last few months of the war. From December 1813 Keane served on the staff of Lieutenant Colonel Vivian.
An unknown soldier of the 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment, he states that he was in hospital at Salamanca in 1812 and made a prisoner of war until the end of the war in 1814 and then took the opportunity to take his discharge from the army soon after.
No serious scholar of this turbulent period in the Army’s history should miss this series of talks hosted by the National Army Museum. Historian, Patrick Mercer OBE, will trace the conflicted loyalties of these turbulent times and show just what a debt King George owed to his fighting Irishmen. These Events are available to Waterloo […]
The last year many of you have joined us for a wide range of fascinating talks on Zoom. If you missed these you can now catch up on them in our Members Area. Along with other talks and podcasts. The password is contained within your Journal. New Releases Winter Lecture Series:The 1801 Egyptian Campaign – by […]
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George F Nafziger will be known to many already. Over the last forty years he has produced a mass of extremely detailed Orders of Battle totaling nearly 8,000 different OOB’s ranging from 1600 to 1945 and produced a number of books on various aspects of military history. Having retired, George donated his entire collection to […]
The Napoleon Series hosts a large quantity of material on: Battles and Campaigns, Maps, Virtual Battlefield and much more. The Napoleon Series to the important and significant research source that it is today with over 20,000 informative and interesting articles. The Waterloo Association is pleased and honoured to be able to take over the management […]
The Napoleon Series hosts an extensive quantity of Biographies, Eyewitness accounts and the “Peninsular Roll Call” which has a list of all 9,600 British officers believed to have served in the Peninsular War. The Napoleon Series to the important and significant research source that it is today with over 20,000 informative and interesting articles. The […]
As you know we are conducting a series of lectures on Zoom to make up for the lack of physical meetings at this time. These Lectures are recorded if the presenter agrees and then made available to our members. The latest releases are: Napoleon’s Guard at Waterloo by Andrew Field The English Prisoner of War […]