Waterloo Hero: The Adventures of Friedrich Lindau

by ,, Lindau, Friedrich

Frontline Books | June 25, 2013 | Kobo Edition (eBook) |

Not yet rated | write a review
By all accounts, Friedrich Lindau was a remarkable soldier of the Kings German Legion. He served with distinction under Wellington from Lisbon to as far as Bayonne, and was involved in all major engagements, including Albuera, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria and San Sebastian.Most notably, he fought and was captured at La Haie Sainte but was the only ranking soldier mentioned by name in Major Barings account of the battle. For his actions he was awarded the Guelphic Medal for Bravery. That said, he had a reputation as a notorious forager, looter and was said to have killed a civilian while on leave in 1814. More than 150 years after it was first written, A Waterloo Hero is the first ever translation of his diary. Lindaus account is unique: no other private soldiers took part in so many engagements and recorded their experiences.Born in 1788 Freidrich Lindau served with the Kings German Legion for six years and was awarded the Waterloo Medal. He married twice and had nine children. He wrote or dictated his memoir in 1846, perhaps to afford him some financial relief. This edition includes a Foreword by Lindaus Pastor, an Introduction by Rev James Bogle and has been edited by Andrew Uffindel, author of The Eagles Last Triumph.

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: June 25, 2013

Publisher: Frontline Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1783461632

ISBN - 13: 9781783461639

Found in: History

save
18%

Available for download

$5.09

Online Price

$6.19 List Price

Cart

Downloads instantly to your kobo or other ereading device. See details

All available formats:

Reviews

– More About This Product –

Waterloo Hero: The Adventures of Friedrich Lindau

Waterloo Hero: The Adventures of Friedrich Lindau

by ,, Lindau, Friedrich

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: June 25, 2013

Publisher: Frontline Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1783461632

ISBN - 13: 9781783461639

From the Publisher

By all accounts, Friedrich Lindau was a remarkable soldier of the Kings German Legion. He served with distinction under Wellington from Lisbon to as far as Bayonne, and was involved in all major engagements, including Albuera, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria and San Sebastian.Most notably, he fought and was captured at La Haie Sainte but was the only ranking soldier mentioned by name in Major Barings account of the battle. For his actions he was awarded the Guelphic Medal for Bravery. That said, he had a reputation as a notorious forager, looter and was said to have killed a civilian while on leave in 1814. More than 150 years after it was first written, A Waterloo Hero is the first ever translation of his diary. Lindaus account is unique: no other private soldiers took part in so many engagements and recorded their experiences.Born in 1788 Freidrich Lindau served with the Kings German Legion for six years and was awarded the Waterloo Medal. He married twice and had nine children. He wrote or dictated his memoir in 1846, perhaps to afford him some financial relief. This edition includes a Foreword by Lindaus Pastor, an Introduction by Rev James Bogle and has been edited by Andrew Uffindel, author of The Eagles Last Triumph.
Item not added

This item is not available to order at this time.

See used copies from 00.00
  • My Gift List
  • My Wish List
  • Shopping Cart