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  • A Boy in the Peninsular Warby Robert Blakeney; Julian Sturgis

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 16.49

    The Peninsular War was the first of Britain’s many foreign conflicts in which increasing literacy produced a bumper crop of memoirs, not only by Generals and senior officers, but by ordinary rankers and subalterns too. This book is one of the very best. It’s author, Robert Blakeney, enlisted in 1804 in the 28th regiment of Infantry as an... more...

  • Peninsular Sketches - Volume 1by W. H. Maxwell

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 16.99

    Volume 1 of 2.Eye-witness accounts and memoirs of the Peninsula War by ordinary soldiers who took part in the campaign have deservedly acquired a high reputation for the vivid picture they give us of life in Wellington’s army and their insights into a brutal and merciless war. These two volumes of ‘Peninsular Sketches’ are the cream... more...

  • Peninsular Sketches - Volume 2by W. H. Maxwell

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 16.99

    Volume 2 of 2.Eye-witness accounts and memoirs of the Peninsula War by ordinary soldiers who took part in the campaign have deservedly acquired a high reputation for the vivid picture they give us of life in Wellington’s army and their insights into a brutal and merciless war. These two volumes of ‘Peninsular Sketches’ are the cream... more...

  • The Autobiography of Sergeant William Lawrenceby William Lawrence; George Nugent Bankes

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49

    "I was so weak myself that I could scarcely walk, so I crawled on my hands and knees till I got out of the reach of the enemy’s musketry. After proceeding for some way I fell in with Lord Wellington and his staff, who seeing me wounded, asked me which regiment I belonged to. I told them the Fortieth, and that I hads been one of the forlorn... more...

  • The Hairy Hikersby David Le Vay

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 9.99

    "With a glint in his eye, Rob turns and asks me if I want to ‘touch his furry puma’. We are only hours into the trip and things have already taken a sinister turn. Thankfully, it turns out he is referring to the little embossed logo on his new shirt. "Fuelled by a degree of midlife crisis and the need to escape from routine, armed... more...

  • The Wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1792?1815by Owen Connelly

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    Written by an experienced author and expert in the field, Wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1792-1815 provides a thorough re-examination of the crucial period in the history of France for students of history and military studies. Based on extensive research, and including twenty detailed maps, this study is unique in its focus on the... more...

  • Napoleonic Friendshipby Brian Joseph Martin

    University of New Hampshire Press 2011; US$ 37.99

    The first book-length study of the origin of queer soldiers in modern France more...

  • Journal of the Waterloo Campaign - Volume 1by Cavalie Mercer

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.99

    Volume 1 of 2.The author of this book was commander of 'G' Troop, Royal Horse Artillery, in Wellington's army, who jotted down notes on the events of the day each evening. It is an account of what he saw and felt from leaving Colchester for Belgium on 8 April 1815 to his final return to England at the end of January 1816. It is a remarkable... more...

  • Wellington's Operations in the Peninsula 1808-1814 Vol 1by Lewis Butler

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 20.49

    Written almost a century after the events they describe, Lewis Butler's two volumes on Wellington's Peninsula War campaigns have rightly been judged a classic of military history. The story of how the Iron Duke turned disaster into triumph, and defeat into a final victory, has surely never been told with more authority.Butler's first volume... more...

  • Wellington's Operations in the Peninsula 1808-1814 Vol 2by Lewis Butler

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 20.49

    Written almost a century after the events they describe, Lewis Butler's two volumes on Wellington's Peninsula War campaigns have rightly been judged a classic of military history. The story of how the Iron Duke turned disaster into triumph, and defeat into a final victory, has surely never been told with more authority.Volume Two begins with... more...