Wellington at War in the Peninsula: 1808 - 1814 An Overview and Guide

Wellington at War in the Peninsula: 1808 - 1814 An Overview and Guide

by Ian Robertson
     
 
By any standards, the seven year land campaign centered on the Iberian Peninsula between Napoleon’s French armies and Britain and her Portugese ally was as dramatic as it was prolonged.

While the Napoleonic Wars came to their historic climax at Waterloo in June 1815, the scene was set by the events of the Peninsular War.

In Wellington at War in the

Overview

By any standards, the seven year land campaign centered on the Iberian Peninsula between Napoleon’s French armies and Britain and her Portugese ally was as dramatic as it was prolonged.

While the Napoleonic Wars came to their historic climax at Waterloo in June 1815, the scene was set by the events of the Peninsular War.

In Wellington at War in the Peninsula, experienced historian and travel writer Ian Robertson describes the flow of the campaign which established Wellington as one of the greatest military commanders and provides invaluable information and advice for the would-be battlefield visitor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850527353
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date:
04/26/2002
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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