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Wellington's Guns

The Untold Story of Wellington and His Artillery in the Peninsula and at Waterloo

Wellington's Guns( )
Author: Lipscombe, Nick
Series title:General Military Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Osprey Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

The history books have forgotten the artillery of Wellington's army during the Napoleonic Wars, but in this book Nick Lipscombe offers a study of the gunners through first-hand accounts, bringing life and color to their heroic actions.

Wellington was, without doubt, a brilliant field commander, but his leadership style was abrupt and occasionally uncompromising, especially to his artillery. He trained his infantry generals as divisional commanders but not army commanders; for...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Napoleonic Wars
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.32 x 9.49 x 1.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.738 Pounds

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