I am now right in the middle of writing one of the largest chapters for the next volume, which will include an enormous wealth of new information on the conduct of the Netherlands troops, when the French made their grand opening assault under the command of Comte d'Erlon.
It will include amongst other:
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26 February 1815.... 199 years ago on this day, the emperor Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from Elba.
11 March 1815 this news arrived at Brussels and The Hague, where the Dutch government immediately decided to mobilise a field army of 30,000 men strong and send these to protect its recently acquired southern territories in Belgium.
Follow this interesting and detailed history in our first publication "From mobilisation to war".
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