Salamanca 1812: Wellington Crushes Marmont (Paperback)

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By Ian Fletcher, Bill Younghusband (Illustrator)
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Osprey's study of Salamanca (1812), the most decisive battle of the entire Peninsular War (1808-1814). Wellington smashed Marmont's French Army and his pursuit of its shattered remnants led to the famous cavalry charge of the King's German Legion at Garcia Hernandez. There would be two more years of sieges and hard fighting before the Iron Duke crossed the Pyrenees into France but from Salamanca the British and their Portuguese and Spanish allies always had the upper hand. Ian Fletcher examines this important battle in detail and also discusses the campaign which led up to it.

About the Author

Ian Fletcher has established a reputation as a Napoleonic historian of the first rank, particularly on the British army in the Peninsular. He has been widely published and among his several titles for Osprey are Elite 52 Wellington's Foot Guards and Campaign 59 Vittoria 1813.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781855326040
ISBN-10: 1855326043
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
Publication Date: September 15th, 1997
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Campaign