Book Gives An Unparalleled Insight Into The Organisation, Day To Day Life And Psychology Of Wellingtons Army, Focusing On The Characters That Wellington Believed Could Go Anywhere And Do Anything Wellingtons Army Examines Both The Leaders And The Led The Daily Life, Manners And Customs Of The Peninsular Army Are Explored, Drawing On Despatches, General Orders And Records Of Court Martial, And, To A Greater Extent, Nonofficial Information Such As Diaries, Memoirs And LettersA Great Deal Of Literature Was Produced During This Period, Written By [Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman] Ç WELLINGTON'S ARMY 1809 - 1814 [antisemitism PDF] read Online Ç Both Commissioned And Non Commissioned Soldiers For The Soldiers, The Campaign Became A Battle Against The Revolution, A Kind Of Crusade, And An Attempt To Thwart The Triple Headed Monster Of Republicanism, Atheism And Sedition The Soldiers Of Wellingtons Army Were Fighting For All That Made Life Worth Living Religion, Morality, Constitution, Laws And Liberty I have read the seven volumes ofSir Charles Oman s History of the Peninsula Wars, of which this volume is an offshoot and, together, they form a significant resource All, however, are rather plagued with typos to a point that suggests very lazy transcription and a lack of editing The books remain useful, but it a great shame that such significant works should be treated quite so shabbily As a writer I routinely seek to ensure that typos in my own work can be counted on five fingers or less, so I know it can be done and that there is really little excuse for what has been done to Sir Charles fine work.
I am very unterested with anything to do with the Napoleonic wars and have got many books on them So this went very well with them Although this is the last book of Sir Charles Oman s multi volume history of the Peninsular War, it may be a good idea to read this book first, before starting on the series There is a wealth of information here about the generals, organization, modus operandi, and daily life of Wellington s Army, as well as on alliance management, especially with Portugal There is also a great deal about Wellington, and the author was not shy about criticizing England s hero of the Napoleonic Wars The Peninsular War was the UK s greatest land war until World War I, and the UK s fascination with it is attested by hundreds books written in the XIX Century Oman s series came after Napier s, but both are worth reading. As other reviewers have noted, the Kindle version is deplorable, but it is readable, and for 1 it is certainly a fair value Absent the recent scholarsh
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