THE SPANISH CAMPAIGN OF SIR JOHN MOORE.

Anderson, J. H.


£20.00




1st ed., 1905. 65 pp., 2 fldg., maps, 1 of which is very large and cold. Original blue cloth; 22 x 14cm. Ex-H. M. Forces lib., with usual stamps & markings o/w V.G. This book was designed to help Officers in their Promotion Examination of November, 1905, when they would be tested on the study of the Peninsular War from July, 1808, to the end of 1810, with particular attention given to the period covering Corunna, 1808-9. Chapters discuss: French and Spanish Armies on the Ebro River. Appearance of Napoleon and Fall of Madrid. The March on Salamanca. Moore's Four Plans. The "Race to Benevente". Pursuit by Marshal Soult. The Battle of Corunna. Minor Operations. Comments on the Strategy of the Campaign. Illustrated with two folding maps, one of which is large and coloured.


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