Wellington in the Peninsula

This text demonstrates how a great commander finally achieved victory after six years of battle against Napoleon s army The author covers all the battles against the French that Wellington was involved in.
Wellington in the Peninsula This text demonstrates how a great commander finally achieved victory after six years of battle against Napoleon s army The author covers all the battles against the French that Wellington was involve

  • Title: Wellington in the Peninsula
  • Author: Jac Weller
  • ISBN: 9781783468553
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “Wellington in the Peninsula”

    1. Wow - what a book! This was a real page turner. I came at it knowing absolutely nothing about Wellington except that he beat Napoleon at Waterloo, and even less about any wars on the Peninsular. But having read plenty of books on the early settlement of Tasmania, I kept hearing about men - convicts and the soldiers who guarded them - who had 'fought with Wellington in the Peninsular'. So in effect, this was the war that built Australia. Weller's book underlines Wellington's brilliance without id [...]

    2. I liked this book. It is very detailed and covers Wellington's campaign in the Iberian peninsula. I don't have any other point of reference in assessing the accuracy of fiures or details of the various battles and sieges conducted during this time. The book has several photos of battlefields and drawings of multiple maps.

    3. It's a little dated but still a valuable read. Far more honest regarding allied help i.e. Spanish and Portuguese then many others including some more recent that should know better.However the Waterloo one is of far less value.

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