April 9, 2013
Idaho author James Mace presented “Wellington and the Hundred Days” at the spring meeting of the Idaho Region. Mr. Mace’s presentation helped the audience understand the British army during the Napoleonic Wars and appreciate a fascinating figure in British history.
Mr. Mace’s interesting and informative talk introduced Arthur Wellesley, the First Duke of Wellington and explored Wellington’s family, military career, and legacy. He gave a detailed account of the Battle of Waterloo and compared Wellington’s experience and expertise to the experience and expertise of Napoleon. Mr. Mace displayed pictures from his travels and research and answered questions on a variety of topics related to Wellington.
Mr. Mace is the author of Soldier of Rome: The Artorian Chronicles series, I Stood with Wellington, and Forlorn Hope: The Storming of Badajoz.
Members of the Idaho Region listen to James Mace.