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The Peninsular War atlas

Author: Nick Lipscombe
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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The Peninsular War is one of the defining campaigns of the British Army and sealed its reputation for supreme professionalism, heroic obstinacy and sheer perseverance. This book presents an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Maps
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Lipscombe
ISBN: 9781472809308 1472809300 1472809319 9781472809315
OCLC Number: 888466316
Notes: Previous edition: 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents: Foreword by The Duke of Wellington/ Preface/ Chronology/ Introduction by Professor Charles Esdaile/ Legend/ Junot's Invasion of Portugal/ The Road to War - The First Six Months of 1808/ The Spanish Backlash and the French Response: May-June 1808/ The First Siege of Zaragoza, 15 June-14 August 1808/ Operations in the North: The Battle of Medina de Rioseco/ Capitulation at Bailen: The Greatest Spanish Victory of the War/ French Failures and British Intervention/ The Liberation of Portugal/ Strategic Manoeuvring: September to October 1808/ Napoleonic Intervention: November 1808/ Napoleon enters Madrid and Moore enters Spain/ The Campaign in Catalonia: autumn 1808/ Isolation and Retreat: December 1808 to January 1809/ Napoleon Departs for France: the Situation in Early 1809/ Continued French Success: February and March 1908/ The Second French Invasion of Portugal: January to March 1809/ Wellesley Returns/ Suchet: An Inauspicious Start/ The Talavera Campaign: May to July 1809/ The End of the Talavera Campaign: August 1809/ The Disastrous Autumn Campaign: 1809/ The Capture of Girona: May to December 1809/ Subjugation of Andalusia: January to February 1810/ Aragon and the East Coast: January to May 1810/ 1810: The Year of Sieges/ The Third French Invasion of Portugal/ The Lines of Torres Vedras/ Offensive on the East Coast: Tortosa/ Soult's Invasion of Estremadura: January to March 1811/ The South of Spain: January to March 1811/ Massena: Retreat and Demise, March to May 1811/ The Allied Campaign in Estremadura: March to August 1811/ The Watershed: mid-1811/ Figueras & Tarragona: The East Coast, April to August 1811/ Border Skirmishes: June to September 1811/ The Conquest of Valencia: September 1811 to January 1812/ The Culmination of a Year of Mixed Fortunes: December 1811/ Capturing the `Keys to Spain': January to April 1812/ The Salamanca Campaign: Opening Moves, June and July 1812/ The Battle of Salamanca (Los Arapiles): 22 July 1812/ Suchet's Consolidation on the East Coast: January to July 1812/ After Salamanca: July to August 1812/ Failure, Humiliation and Retreat: September to November 1812/ Prologue to Vitoria: January to May 1813/ Operations on the East Coast: Late 1812 to April 1813/ Victory Over King Joseph: The Vitoria Campaign, May to June 1813/ While Wellington Waits, Soult Takes the Initiative: July 1813/ The Battle of the Pyrenees: 25 July to 1 August 1813/ The East Coast: May to September 1813/ The Fall of San Sebastian: August and September 1813/ The Allies Enter France: October 1813/ To the Gates of Bayonne: October to December 1813/ Respite Precedes the Storm: December 1813 to February 1814/ Final Confrontation ~ March and April 1814/ Appendices/ Glossary/ Bibliography
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This sensational, 384-page hardback book is handsomely presented in a slip-case. Overall this is an important and essential book for anyone interested in Napoleonic history. -- Toy Soldier & Model Read more...

 
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