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Ly mobilized armies faced each other to decide the future of Europe Napoleon's forces on one side and the Duke of Wellington on the other With so much at stake neither commander could have predicted that the battle would be decided by the Second Light Battalion King's German Legion which was given the deceptively simple task of defending the Haye Sainte farmhouse a crucial crossro This is a nicely do

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The Longest AfternoonAds on the way to Brussels In The Longest Afternoon Brendan Simms captures the chaos of Waterloo in a minute by minute account that reveals how these 400 odd riflemen successfully beat back wave after wave of French infantry The battalion suffered terrible casualties but their fighting spirit and refusal to retreat ultimately decided the most influential battle in European history Fabulous monograph