Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War 1808–14

Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War Constant Spanish guerrilla activity so drained the resources and diverted the attention of the French military that Wellington was able to advance against and overcome a numerically superior enemy So

  • Title: Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War 1808–14
  • Author: René Chartrand Richard Hook
  • ISBN: 9781841766294
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Paperback
  • Constant Spanish guerrilla activity so drained the resources and diverted the attention of the French military that Wellington was able to advance against and overcome a numerically superior enemy So many French soldiers were being used to counter the guerrillas and the threat that they posed that less than a third of the French army could be tasked with confronting WelliConstant Spanish guerrilla activity so drained the resources and diverted the attention of the French military that Wellington was able to advance against and overcome a numerically superior enemy So many French soldiers were being used to counter the guerrillas and the threat that they posed that less than a third of the French army could be tasked with confronting Wellington This book brings to life, for the first time, the formation, tactics and experiences of the Spanish guerrilla forces that fought Napoleon s army during the Peninsular War 1808 1814 Using much previously unpublished material, it offers a vivid description of the guerrilla and his lifestyle.

    One thought on “Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War 1808–14”

    1. I shouldn't have expected much in a Osprey but I think there could have been a little more content here. Simply trotted out the most basic generally know info and this is supposed to be a specialist treatment

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