One of the Duke of Wellington's officers once remarked, "We would rather see his long nose in the sight than a reinforcement of ten thousand men." Arthur Wellesley, first duke of Wellington (1769 1852), was one of the greatest military commanders in history and is best known as the successful opponent at Waterloo of arguably the leading general of all time, Napoleon Bonaparte. Although Waterloo is the battle most associated with Wellington, his career was much wider. He gained his first military experience in the ...

Wellington: The Iron Duke 2007, Potomac Books, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781574888935

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Wellington: The Iron Duke 2007, Potomac Books, Washington, DC

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