Sharpe's Waterloo: Richard Sharpe and the Waterloo Campaign - The Third Day, Chapters, 10 thru 12 Summary & Analysis

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The Third Day, Chapters, 10 thru 12 Summary

Chapter 10 opens on the morning after the battle for Quatre Bras. While the various regiments are recovering from the previous night and going through their ablutions and breakfast, Sharpe is approached by Lieutenant Simon Bloggett who asks him to see the Baron Rebecque. Rebecque wants Sharpe to make peace with the Prince who really needs Sharpe as the whole army has heard of the disastrous order to Halkett's Brigade. Rebecque is at his diplomatic best as he gently lectures Sharpe on what he should have done in response to the imbecilic order. In the course of the conversation he tells Sharpe that Blucher's Prussian army was defeated but not destroyed the previous day and that they are retreating. The Duke of Wellington will also retreat, in an orderly and disciplined fashion, to avoid any chance...

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