WELLINGTONS CAMPAIGNS Peninsula – Waterloo 1808

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PALL MALL MILITARY SERIES WELLINGTONS CAMPAIGNS Peninsula – Waterloo 1808 – 15, Also Moore’s Campaign Of Corunna.

By Major-Gen C. W.Robinson.

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An excellent  unabridged and voluminous edition of Robinson’s invaluable work that was prepared for students of the Staff College Sandhurst. The series was published initially as three separate volumes and later collated into this one publication which has the benefit of a full index, revised text, maps and plans.

CONTENT:
Introduction
CHAPTER I – ORIGIN OF WAR
CHAPTER II – PRINCIPLES GOVERNING THE MOVEMENTS OF ORGANISED ARMIES- MILITARY STRENGTH, ETC., OF THE CONTENDING POWERS IN THIS WAR.
– Importance of the Study of Military Topography
– Topography of the Peninsula
CHAPTER III – CAMPAIGN IN PORTUGAL 1808
– Roleia
– Vimiera
– Convention of Cintra
CHAPTER IV – CAMPAIGN IN SPAIN 1808-9
– Moore enters Spain
– Napoleon advances against Him
– Retreat to Corunna
CHAPTER V – CAMPAIGN IN PORTUGAL AND SPAIN 1809 FIRST PERIOD
– Advance against Soult
– Passage of the Douro
– Expulsion of the French a Second Time from Portugal
CHAPTER VI – CAMPAIGN IN PORTUGAL AND SPAIN 1809 SECOND PERIOD
– Advance into Spain
– Talavera
– Return to Portugal
CHAPTER VII – CAMPAIGN IN PORTUGAL 1810
– Massena Invades Portugal
– Busaco
– The Lines of Torres Verdas
CHAPTER VIII – CAMPAIGN IN PORTUGAL AND SPAIN 1811 FIRST PERIOD
– Operations near Cadiz
– Barrosa
– Retreat of Massena from before the Lines of Torres Verdas
– Expulsion of the French from Portugal for the Third Time
CHAPTER IX – CAMPAIGN IN PORTUGAL AND SPAIN 1811 SECOND PERIOD
– Blockade of Almeida
– Fuentes d’Onor
– Beresford’s Operations, Albuhera
– Engagements with Marmont, El Bodon and Aldea de Ponte
– Hill’s Operations, Arroyo dos Molinos
– Defence of Tarifa
CHAPTER X – CAMPAIGN IN SPAIN 1812 FIRST PERIOD
– Capture of Ciudad-Rodrigo and Badajoz
– Surprise of Almaraz
CHAPTER XI – CAMPAIGN IN SPAIN 1812 SECOND PERIOD
– Capture of Forts at Salamanca
– Battle of Salamanca
– Entry into Madrid
– Siege of Castle of Burgos
– Retreat from Burgos
CHAPTER XII CAMPAIGN IN SPAIN 1813
– Vittoria
– Battles of the Pyrenees
– Capture of St Sebastian
– Passage of the Bidassoa
– Fall of Pampeluna

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Book Condition:
PERFECT - NEW BOOK
Outer Cover on Book:
Soft Cover
Total Pages:
+740pp with 13 Maps & 22 Plans Of battles some in colour 2020 N&MP Reprint of 1908 Edition.
Publication Date:
2023

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