Salamanca 1812: Wellington Crushes Marmont

Salamanca 1812: Wellington Crushes Marmont

by Ian Fletcher, Bill Younghusband
     
 

Osprey's study of Salamanca (1812), the most decisive battle of the entire Peninsular War (1808-1814). Wellington smashed Marmont's French Army and his pursuit of its shattered remnants led to the famous cavalry charge of the King's German Legion at Garcia Hernandez. There would be two more years of sieges and hard fighting before the Iron Duke crossed the

Overview


Osprey's study of Salamanca (1812), the most decisive battle of the entire Peninsular War (1808-1814). Wellington smashed Marmont's French Army and his pursuit of its shattered remnants led to the famous cavalry charge of the King's German Legion at Garcia Hernandez. There would be two more years of sieges and hard fighting before the Iron Duke crossed the Pyrenees into France but from Salamanca the British and their Portuguese and Spanish allies always had the upper hand. Ian Fletcher examines this important battle in detail and also discusses the campaign which led up to it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855326040
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Series:
Campaign Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
889,130
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author


Ian Fletcher has established a reputation as a Napoleonic historian of the first rank, particularly on the British army in the Peninsular. He has been widely published and among his several titles for Osprey are Elite 52 Wellington's Foot Guards and Campaign 59 Vittoria 1813.

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