The Light Division in the Peninsular War 1808-1811

The Light Division in the Peninsular War 1808-1811

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Review by @Pteranadon

This unusual military history tells the story of a Division in the first half of a long war. It tells of actions missed in big picture accounts that skip from one big battle to the next.

It does a very good job telling the story of the multitude of small actions and the sometimes repetitive experience of the light troops, infantry cavalry and gunners, that screened the British Armies in the Peninsular.

There is lots of individual testimony from...

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Review by @Pteranadon

This unusual military history tells the story of a Division in the first half of a long war. It tells of actions missed in big picture accounts that skip from one big battle to the next.

It does a very good job telling the story of the multitude of small actions and the sometimes repetitive experience of the light troops, infantry cavalry and gunners, that screened the British Armies in the Peninsular.

There is lots of individual testimony from...

Click here to read the full review.....
Think I’m going to get this, be a good compliment to Mark Urban’s book Rifles.
 

Auld-Yin

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Think I’m going to get this, be a good compliment to Mark Urban’s book Rifles.
Note it is not my review - also that this is book one, book two cover 1811-14 but we have not had it for review (yet).

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