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British battles of the Napoleonic Wars, 1807-1815

Author: John Grehan; Martin Mace
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword Military, 2013.
Series: Despatches from the front : the commanding officers' reports from the field and at sea.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Napoleonic Wars was truly a world-wide conflict and Britain found itself engaged in battles, sieges and amphibious operations around the globe. Following every battle the commanding officer submitted a report back to the Admiralty or the War Office. Presented here together for the first time are those original despatches from some forty generals, captains and admirals detailing more than eighty battles that took  Read more...
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British battles of the Napoleonic Wars, 1807-1815
(OCoLC)872107262
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Grehan; Martin Mace
ISBN: 9781473832855 1473832853 9781473831438 1473831431
OCLC Number: 885336278
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 196 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Images; Maps; British Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, 1807 to 1815; The Despatches; Chapter 1: Battle of Montevideo --
3 February 1807; Chapter 2: Dardanelles Campaign --
19 February 1807; Chapter 3: Battle of Buenos Aires --
28 June to 12 August 1807Untitled; Chapter 4: Battle of Copenhagen --
16 August to 5 September 1807; Chapter 5: Battle of Roliça --
17 August 1808; Chapter 6: Battle of Vimeiro --
21 August 1808; Chapter 7: Battle of Corunna --
16 January 1809; Chapter 8: Capture of Martinique --
30 January to 24 February 1809. Chapter 9: Battle of the Basque Roads --
11 April to 25 April 1809Chapter 10: Battle of Oporto --
12 May 1809; Chapter 11: Battle of Talavera --
27 July to 28 July 1809; Chapter 12: The Storming of Flushing --
30 July to 9 December 1809; Chapter 13: Invasion of Guadeloupe --
28 January to 6 February 1810; Chapter 14: Battle of Grand Port --
20 August to 27 August 1810; Chapter 15: Battle of Busaco --
27 September 1810; Chapter 16: Battle of Barrosa --
5 March 1811; Chapter 17: Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro --
3 May to 6 May 1811; Chapter 18: Battle of Albuera --
16 May 1811. Chapter 19: Battle of Arroyo dos Molines --
28 October 1811Chapter 20: Storming of Ciudad Rodrigo --
19 January 1812; Chapter 21: Storming of Badajoz --
6 April 1812; Chapter 22: Battle of Salamanca --
22 July 1812; Chapter 23: Assault of Burgos --
19 September to 21 October 1812; Chapter 24: Battle of Castalla --
13 April 1813; Chapter 25: Battle of Vitoria --
21 June 1813; Chapter 26: Battle of the Pyrenees --
25 July to 2 August 1813; Chapter 27: Storming of San Sebastian --
27 July 1813; Chapter 28: Battle of the Bidassoa --
7 October 1813; Chapter 29: Battle of Nivelle --
10 November 1813. Chapter 30: Battle of the Nive --
9 December to 13 December 1813Chapter 31: Battle of Garris --
15 February 1814; Chapter 32: Battle of Orthez --
27 February 1814; Chapter 33: Battle of Toulouse --
10 April 1814; Chapter 34: Battle of Bayonne --
14 April 1814; Chapter 35: Battle of Bergen --
December 1814 to April 1815; Chapter 36: Battle of Waterloo --
18 June 1815; Index of Persons; Index of Military and Naval Units; Back Cover.
Series Title: Despatches from the front : the commanding officers' reports from the field and at sea.
Responsibility: compiled by John Grehan and Martin Mace ; with additional research by Sara Mitchell and Robert Cager.

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First time full collection of Despatches reports have been published Unique insight into what happened from those in command Despatch reports given context by two leading military historians  Read more...

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