Publishers note in this concluding volume of his highly praised study exploring the french perspective of the waterloo campaign andrew field concentrates on an often neglected aspect of napoleons final offensive the french victory over the prussians at ligny marshal grouchys pursuit of the prussians and the battle at wavre. Grouchys waterloo the battles of ligny and wavre andrew w field home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library create lists bibliographies and reviews or search worldcat find items in libraries near you . The battle of wavre was the final major military action of the hundred days campaign and the napoleonic warsit was fought on 18 19 june 1815 between the prussian rearguard consisting of the prussian iii corps under the command of general johann von thielmann whose chief of staff was carl von clausewitz and three corps of the french army under the command of marshal grouchy. Grouchys waterloo the battles of ligny and wavre andrew w field marshal grouchy was one of the most controversial figures of the waterloo campaign for many of napoleons supporters his failure to advance towards the guns on the day of waterloo played a major part in napoleons defeat while for others the emperor has to take . In this concluding quantity of his hugely praised research exploring the french viewpoint of the waterloo crusade andrew box concentrates on a frequently overlooked point of napoleons ultimate offensive the french victory over the prussians at ligny marshal grouchys pursuit of the prussians and the conflict at wavre the tale of this aspect of the crusade is as choked with controversy and
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