Haythornthwaite, Philip.


Rep., 1996. 318 pp., photo & other plates. D.j., 24 x 15cm. FINE. This is not another biography of Wellington. Rather, it is an account of how he structured, equipped, utilised and adapted the forces under his command in the very different campaigns in which he fought. The author's deep knowledge and awareness of information lacking from similar books provides a uniquely fresh approach to this assessment. The make up, armament, training, recruitment and disposition of troops in the Peninsula and Waterloo are fully described.

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