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Sharpe's fury : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the winter of 1811 the war seemed lost. All Spain has fallen to the French, except for Cadiz which is now the Spanish capital and is under siege. Wellington and his British army are in Portugal, waiting for spring to spark the war to life again. Richard Sharpe and his company are part of a small expeditionary force sent to break a bridge across the River Guadiana. What begins as a brilliant piece of soldiering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
History
Military history
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 000712015X 0060530480 9780060530488 9780007120154
OCLC Number: 71204734
Description: 337 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell.
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Based on the real events of the winter of 1811 that led to the extraordinary victory of Barossa, the battle which saw the British capture the first French eagle of the Napoleonic Wars. This is the  Read more...

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