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Salamanca 1812 /

"This book examines in detail the celebrated battle of Salamanca, the critical British victory that proved crushing to French pride and morale during the Peninsular War (1808-1814). Focusing on the day of the battle, Rory Muir skilfully conveys the experience of ordinary soldiers on both sides,...

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Main Author: Muir, Rory, 1962-
Format: Online Book
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2001.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Ch. 1. The Campaign
  • Ch. 2. Armies and Generals
  • Ch. 3. Preliminary Manoeuvres and Skirmishing: Morning and Early Afternoon
  • Ch. 4. Pakenham and Thomieres
  • Ch. 5. Leith and Maucune
  • Ch. 6. Le Marchant and the Destruction of the French Left
  • Ch. 7. Collapse and Recovery in the Centre
  • Ch. 8. Pack's Attack on the Greater Arapile
  • Ch. 9. Ferey and the French Last Stand
  • Ch. 10. Foy and the French Retreat
  • Ch. 11. The Victory
  • Ch. 12. The Aftermath
  • Ch. 13. Consequences
  • App. I. Casualties Suffered on 18 July 1812
  • App. II. Allied Strength and Losses
  • App. III. French Strength and Losses
  • App. IV. Letter Describing the Battle / Henry Campbell
  • App. V. The Battlefield Today.