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Peninsular War, 1807-1814

Michael Glover

Peninsular War, 1807-1814

a concise military history.

by Michael Glover

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Published by Archon Books in Newton Abbot [Eng.] David & Charles, Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peninsular War, 1807-1814.,
  • France -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [412]-416.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination431 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21523306M

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Michael Glover's "The Peninsular War " is a concise and very readable history of the British intervention in that conflict. Glover follows Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington, and his legendarily tough Anglo-Portuguese Army through the key events of a long war involving Spain, Portugal and Britain on one side and Napoleon's Imperial France on the by: 1.

Michael Glover's "The Peninsular War " is a concise and very readable history of the British intervention in that conflict. Glover follows Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington, and his legendarily tough Anglo-Portuguese Army through the key events of a long war involving Spain, Portugal and Britain on one side and Napoleon's Imperial France on the other/5(22).

The Peninsular War is often eclipsed by the spectacular individual battles by sea and land of the Napoleonic Wars, but it was the decisive struggle in which the Emperor's troops faced defeat for the first time. Michael Glover seeks to give the basic skeleton of facts and to flesh it out with first-hand accounts of what it was like to march and fight, to eat and be wounded, to command and be 3/5(3).

The Peninsular War, –, was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire and the allied powers of the Spanish Empire, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.

Napoleon's occupation of the Iberian peninsula embroiled him in a protracted and costly war against British, Spanish and Portuguese forces ultimately led by one of history's greatest commanders -- the Duke of Wellington.

Yet it also introduced a new dimension to warfare, for Napoleon's 'Spanish ulcer' became a bitter seven-year struggle against peoples inflamed by nationalism.

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Christopher Hall's "Wellington's Navy: Sea Power and the Peninsular War, " is not a story of great fleet actions or dramatic single-ship frigate actions. Although the Royal Navy forces operating on the coasts of Portugal and Spain in this period engaged from time to time in blockading French-occupied ports or conducting cutting out 3/5(8).

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A concise account of the war in Portugal and Spain between -involving the forces of Britain, Spain and France, which clearly sets out the reasons for the conflict and provides a narrative of the crucial operations and various phases of the campaigns, while bringing together the threads of the political, strategic, operational and tactical components in an easy to read style/5.

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