napoleonic war

  1. Pteranadon

    The Light Division in the Peninsular War 1811-1814

    This is the second volume of a two part history of the Light Division in the Peninsular War. It does justice to the story of the light troops, infantry cavalry and gunners, that screened the British Armies in the Peninsular. It tells of actions missed in big picture accounts that skip from one...
  2. Fang_Farrier

    The French at Waterloo. Eyewitness accounts, Napoleon, Imperial Headquarters and 1st Corps

    This is an interesting book complied by a known Napoleonic scholar and ex British Army Officer. Field has numerous previous book on the era and the Napoleonic Wars so is well qualified in this area. It is basically exactly as it says on in the title, a collection of eye witness accounts from...
  3. JINGO

    The Long Shadow Of Waterloo. Myths, Memories, and Debates.

    The author Timothy Fitzpatrick has put together a fantastic collection of chapters in this book each focusing on a different aspect of the battle. It examines the conflict through the eyes of many of different nationalities and divergent motivations. It was an education for myself having read...
  4. JINGO

    The Autobiography,or Narrative of a Soldier. The Peninsular War Memiors Of William Brown of the 45th

    This book is part of the “From Reason to Revolution 1721-1815” series. Which aims to cover the period's changing face of warfare from fortress based strategy and linear battles to the nation in arms and the beginnings of total war. William Brown is a Scotsman who produced the only memoir to...