Wellington's Welsh General: A Life of Sir Thomas Picton
Aurum Press, 1996 - Всего страниц: 279
A life of Welsh general Sir Thomas Picton, who served under Wellington and played a major part in the Peninsular campaign. Draws upon quotations from other veterans of the campaign and Picton's own letters in the National Library of Wales to chart a career marked by scandal and public controversy.
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Two London Libellous Animadversions
THREE Walcheren Between Madness and Folly
FOUR Portugal The Fighting Division
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