wellington's wars

  1. W21A

    Massena at bay 1811. The Lines of Torres Vedras to Funtes de Onoro

    Tim Saunders is a retired infantry officer of 30 years experience. He has made films for battlefield history and writes for Pen and Sword. Other books he has written in the Peninsular War Battlefield Companion series include Salamanca. He is also an accredited battlefield tour guide. Marshal...
  2. MoleBath

    Wellington’s Cavalry and Technical Corps, 1800-1815

    Gabriele Esposito has produced a follow on to Wellington’s Infantry (reviewed March 2021). The self-declared aim of the book is to present a detailed overview of the organisation uniforms and equipment of these groups in the Napoleonic wars. The quality of the work is excellent with 7 chapters...
  3. untallguy

    Robert Craufurd The Man & The Myth

    Robert Craufurd The Man & The Myth is by Ian Fletcher, a leading authority on the Peninsular War and Wellington's Army. This biography of Craufurd tells the story of the officer who commanded Wellington's Light Division in the Peninsular War and died during the storming of Ciudad Rodrigo in...
  4. MoleBath

    Wellington's Infantry . British Foot Regiments 1800-1815

    Wellington’s army must be the most thoroughly studied of all periods. A panoply of books looking at the capabilities the doctrine , the command decisions, the uniforms and equipment and more first hand accounts than most preceding wars. They range from original document research to coffee table...
  5. MoleBath

    Book Review: Wellington's Light Division In The Peninsular War

    The Peninsular campaign has been researched with various degrees of skill and zeal for decades. Looking at any new offering it is an obvious thought; What’s left to write about? The author has assembled a first class set of historical data, photographs of the ground, maps and contemporary...