Armies of the War of the Pacific 1879-83: Chile, Peru & Bolivia

Armies of the War of the Pacific 1879-83: Chile, Peru & Bolivia

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472814067
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 01/19/2016
Series: Men-at-Arms Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 584,400
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Gabriele Esposito is an Italian native, and a long-time student of South American wars. He has previously written magazine articles on the War of the Triple Alliance amongst other subjects and is the author of MAA 499 Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864-70, published in March 2015.

Table of Contents

Introduction – the importance of the war for South American history, and its political and military consequences for the nations involved /The road to war /Chronology /The land campaigns: first – Chilean occupation of Peruvian province of Tarapacá, 1879 ; second – Arica and Tacna campaign, January–May 1880; third – Lima campaign, November–December 1880; fourth – Peruvian guerrilla resistance in the Sierras, 1881–83 /Navies and naval operations – Iquiquique and Antofagasta /The Chilean army – organization, uniforms, weapons, tactics and performance /The Peruvian army – organization, uniforms, weapons, tactics and performance /The Bolivian army – organization, uniforms, weapons, tactics and performance /Conclusion /Bibliography /Plate Commentaries

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