Wellington In The Peninsula 1808-1814 (Greenhill Military Paperbacks)
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Wellington In The Peninsula 1808-1814 (Greenhill Military Paperbacks)

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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.
Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 31st 2006 by Greenhill Books
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Chas Bayfield
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...more
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