WATERLOO LOGISTICS: COLLECTED PAPERS AND MAPS OF MAJOR ARCHIBALD F.BECKE
312pp., 60 maps, 54 tables & 41 orders of battle, printed boards. 2018. This is the book that tells you all of the chaotic stuff that happens when armies are set in campaign against each other. Even genius commanders founder under the problems of weather, terrain, communication, supply. etc. The book arose from several fascinating articles written by Becke as well as important chapters in his monumental history of Waterloo. To the text have been added a huge amount of maps, tables & OOBs. The result, in neat concise chapters, is a clarification of why things happened the way they did. It is the perfect companion to all other reading.