Posted by Inko on October 13, 1997 at 22:28:47:
In response to Nitpicking , written by Caroline on October 13, 1997 at 14:53:11
] Still, both men probably deserve their own mini-series, eh?
I taped this without commercials, but missed watching the first half because of a long-distance phone call. The second half did seem to laud Napoleon over Wellington. I'm no expert on this subject, but they seemed to imply that Wellington won by sheer luck and Napoleon's momentary hesitancy.
By the way, there is a new biography of Wellington out in England (or it was brand new last summer) by Christopher Hibbert--a prolific writer. I'll try and find the ISBN number for you. Maybe that could be the basis for a mini-series???
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