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