The Life of Duke Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach: General of the Infantry of the Royal Dutch Army
Brand: University Press of America

The Life of Duke Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach: General of the Infantry of the Royal Dutch Army

  • Publish Date: 1996-07-11
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: William Jeronimus

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This is a biography of a German Prince who became general of the infantry of the Royal Dutch Army. The book covers the battles of Jena, Linz, Wagram, the Campaign of 1814, Waterloo and the Belgian Revolution; it also includes extracts from the Duke's journal covering his trips to England, North America, Russia, Constantinople, Italy, Spain, Portugal, North America, Madeira, Teneriffe, Egypt and Java. The book draws heavily on the Duke's written works, and thus offers a good insight into the Duke's character and personal ideals. As a result, the historically famous decisions that he made are clearly identified with the character and motivation behind them. His thorough attention to detail also provides the reader with excellent descriptions of all the places he visited.


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