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The National Army Museum Book of Wellington's Armies By Andrew Uffindell

The National Army Museum Book of Wellington's Armies
by Andrew Uffindell

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A fascinating account of fighting in Wellington's army during the Peninsular War.
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The National Army Museum Book of Wellington's Armies: Britain's Campaigns in the Peninsula and at Waterloo 1808-1815 by Andrew Uffindell

What was it really like to fight at the Battle of Waterloo? Drawing on letters and diaries from ordinary soldiers, officers and commanders this book mixes riveting battle descriptions with stories of endurance and bravery to bring Wellington's epic campaigns to life.

The years between 1808 and 1815 transformed Sir Arthur Wellesley from a junior lieutenant-general into Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, a legendary figure to his men and a commander renowned throughout Europe. With his magnificent army, Wellington defeated the French occupation forces in a succession of brilliant campaigns, defending Portugal, liberating Spain and finally invading south-western France. His victory at Waterloo is probably the British army's most famous battle. Weaving together unpublished accounts from the National Army Museum's remarkable archives, this book recreates life in the British army under one of its greatest leaders.

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About Andrew Uffindell


Andrew Uffindell is the author of five previous books on the Napoleonic era, most recently Great Generals of the Napoleonic Wars and Their Battles.

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GOR001981407
The National Army Museum Book of Wellington's Armies: Britain's Campaigns in the Peninsula and at Waterloo 1808-1815 by Andrew Uffindell
Andrew Uffindell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2005-02-04
384
0330491091
9780330491099
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