Peter Weston

Toying With History

Wellington's Smallest Victory: The Duke, The Model Maker and The Secret of Waterloo


Faber & Faber 324pp £14.99 order from our bookshop


PETER HOFSCHRÖER, A specialist in Napoleonic history and the author of the award-winning study 18 15: The Waterloo Campaign, wrote this book in an attempt to right a perceived injustice. It is a work of remarkably skillful historical investigation, and its findings may well dismay the Duke of Wellington’s many admirers.

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