The seizure of fortresses as firm bases was vital in the Peninsular War. This accessible and highly illustrated book describes, in detail, the 10 sieges led by Wellington, commander of the British forces, and shows why speed was his greatest asset in capturing strategic Spanish forts. 110 b&w illustrations.

British Sieges of the Peninsular War

  • 1987 Spellmount Limited UK

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