The Iron Duke

A Military Biography of Wellington

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The Duke of Wellington was Britain’s greatest general. 

Just before his famous victory at Waterloo, an ordinary soldier remarked: “Lord Wellington don’t how to lose battles.” This biography explains...

Advance Praise

“Excellent... Lawrence James paints the familiar picture with skill.”
The Times 

“The description of the battle (Waterloo) is a stirring account of one of the most important in the history of Europe.” 

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