The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington: Volume 3: During his Various Campaigns in India, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, the Low Countries, ... Collection - Naval and Military History)

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Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), the first Duke of Wellington, was one of the most successful military figures of the early nineteenth century. After fighting in the fourth Anglo-Mysore war in India, his successes during the Peninsular War (1809-1814) and his victory at the Battle of Waterloo (1815) established his reputation as a brilliant military tactician. These volumes, first published between 1834 and 1839, contain the letters, dispatches, instructions and general military orders Wellington wrote throughout his military career. Edited by his private secretary, Colonel John Gurwood (1790-1845), they offer a wealth of fascinating details concerning Wellington's campaigns in India and Europe, from mundane administrative tasks to discussions of tactics, personnel and intelligence-gathering. These volumes are reissued from the 1844 revised edition, and provide invaluable information for the study of warfare during this period. Volume 3 covers his Peninsular campaigns between 1808 and 1810.

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Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), first Duke of Wellington, was one of the leading military figures of the nineteenth century. These volumes of dispatches, reissued from the revised 1844 edition, provide fascinating details of his military campaigns. Volume 3 covers his Peninsular campaigns between 1808-1810.

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