Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/05/27

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Subject: [Leica] For History Buff's, An OT Subject We've Never Discussed
From: gregj.lorenzo at (GREG LORENZO)
Date: Sat May 27 11:32:56 2006

Douglas Sharp writes:

> The Germans still seem to think that the arrival of the Prussian troops 
> (albeit rather late) tipped the balance against Napoleon -  well, they 
> would, wouldn't they.
> There are still quite a few buildings still standing in Hannover which 
> hark back to the history of Imperial Germany, one of which is the 
> surviving staircase of the Cumberland Gallery (at the back of what was, 
> after WWII, the so called Amerika Haus -  spreading US culture to the 
> vanquished).


You never want to be outflanked and attacked from two directions at once (a 
notable exception being Julius Caesar in Gaul). But Waterloo's ultimate 
result was achieved along the road to Moscow in 1812 and at The Battle of 
Nations in 1814. The Spainish Ulcer also played a small row.