This quantity – protecting the ultimate years of the Peninsular struggle (1808-1814) and the lengthy trek over the Pyrenees into France – concludes the author's impressive in-depth examine of the military that fought along Wellington's redcoats through the Peninsular conflict. sooner than 1813 it was once the Spanish armies that bore the brunt of the scuffling with and this article – according to fundamental learn in Spanish and British information to be able to be new to such a lot readers – fills a wide and long-standing hole in our wisdom of these Napoleonic campaigns that have regularly involved English-speaking scholars of the interval.
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