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From Corunna to Waterloo : With the Hussars 1808 to 1815.

Author: John Mollo
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Basing his story on contemporary letters, diaries and reports and a comprehensive bibliography, John Mollo takes the reader into the heart of the Hussar Brigade in peace and war, depicting its many colourful characters with a sure hand and describing every facet of day-to-day life, in barracks and on the battlefield. This is a story based on the harsh realities of war in the early years of the nineteenth century.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mollo, John.
From Corunna to Waterloo : With the Hussars 1808 to 1815.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Mollo
ISBN: 9781473831520 1473831520
OCLC Number: 887508122
Description: 1 online resource (580 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Maps; Acknowledgements; 1 The Colonel of Dragoons; 2 Ipswich Swells; 3 In the Cause of Spain; 4 The Unfavourable Retreat; 5 Old England Once More; 6 Black Giant and Red Dwarf; 7 The Assassin's Nest; 8 Into France; 9 Elegant Extracts; Notes; Biographical Notes; Select Bibliography.

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Basing his story on contemporary letters, diaries and reports and a comprehensive bibliography, John Mollo takes the reader into the heart of the Hussar Brigade in peace and war, depicting its many colourful characters with a sure hand and describing every facet of day-to-day life, in barracks and on the battlefield. This is a story based on the harsh realities of war in the early years of the nineteenth century. Written with great elegance, the touch of a natural story teller and the imprint of a true lover and student of military history, this is a book to treasure.

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