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By fire and bayonet : Grey's West Indies campaign of 1794

Author: Steve Brown, (Lighting designer)
Publisher: West Midlands, England : Helion & Company Limited, 2018.
Series: From reason to revolution 1721-1815 (Series), no. 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book covers Sir Charles Grey's glorious (but ultimately ill-fated) West Indies campaign in the early years of the Napoleonic period.

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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brown, Steve (Lighting designer).
By fire and bayonet.
West Midlands, England : Helion & Company Limited, 2018
(OCoLC)973919734
Named Person: Charles Grey Grey, Earl; Charles Grey Grey, Earl
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Brown, (Lighting designer)
ISBN: 9781912866946 1912866943
OCLC Number: 1091901782
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 244 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Table of content; List of Plates; List of Maps; Preface; Acknowledgements; Naming Conventions; Prologue; 1. Never was a Kingdom Less Prepared.; 2. Grey.; 3. Jervis.; 4. Ostend and Back.; 5. The Knife-Edge; 6. The Capture of Tobago; 7. A Lock Step Banditti; 8. Landing and Consolidation; 9. Falstaff's Corps; 10. Saint Lucia; 11. High-Water Mark; 12. Enter Hugues; 13. We Have Been Greatly Neglected; 14. Prize Money; 15. Daily Expected; 16. The Cost; 17. The People; Appendices; 1. British Forces in Windward & Leeward Islands June 1793. 2. Return of Troops Disembarked at Barbados 1 February 1794.3. French Garrison of Martinique February 1794.; 4. Returns of British Forces in Windward & Leeward Islands in 1794.; 5. State of Martinique Garrison in November 1794.; 6. Grey's Officers.; 7. Royal Navy Squadron at Martinique, February 1794.; 8. Royal Navy Squadron at Guadeloupe, April 1794.; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Series Title: From reason to revolution 1721-1815 (Series), no. 10.
Responsibility: Steve Brown.

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