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This book is an interesting read for those who are intrigued by the Napoleonic Wars and by its characters. There is no doubt Arthur Duke of Wellington was an extremely gifted and tireless commander ...
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This is a nice biography of Wellington for anyone who is interested in the Napoleanic Wars. The book is pretty accessible and easy to read. The Duke of Wellington was a brialliant military man. It was ... Read full review
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