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Albuera, 1811

Guy C. Dempsey

Albuera, 1811

the bloodiest battle of the Peninsular War

by Guy C. Dempsey

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Published by Frontline Books in Barnsley, South Yorkshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • Peninsular War, 1807-1814,
  • Albuera, Battle of, Albuera, Spain, 1811

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGuy Dempsey ; foreword by Donald E. Graves
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC233.A5 D46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25341237M
    ISBN 109781848326248
    LC Control Number2012376608

    Above: The battlefield of Albuera - looking west and north from the track off the N Background. On 5th May , the day on which Wellington defeated Masséna at Fuentes de Oñoro, km to the south Badajoz came under siege from a British-Portuguese force commanded by Sir William Beresford.   battle of albuera One of the scenario’s we played this weekend was the French (under the command of Marshal Soult) attack on the Allied right flank, at the Battle of Albuera in The Allied Commander, General Beresford, tasked the Spanish, under the command of General Blake, to defend the area known as “Albuera Heights” and.

    A History of the Peninsular War vol December December - Massena's Retreat, Fuentos de Onoro, Albuera, Tarragona, Sir Charles main focus of this fourth volume in Oman's history of the Peninsular War is the year long duel between Wellington and the French on the borders of Portugal, which saw the British make a series of attacks across the border, . Albuera – The Electronic Archives Edited by Guy Dempsey The battle of Albuera was fought at the village of La Albuera in Estremadura, Spain on between a French army that was led by Marshal Jean-de-Dieu Soult and an allied army that was commanded by Portuguese Marshal William Beresford and that consisted of British.

    The Battle of Albuera, fought on , was one of a handful of Peninsular battles involving British soldiers led by someone other than Wellington. Here an allied army commanded by William Beresford engaged a French army led by one of Napoleon's ablest marshals, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, and a general slaughter : James R. Arnold. Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. BLOODY ALBUERA: CAMPAIGN IN PENINSULAR By Ian Fletcher - .


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