For many students of the Napoleonic Wars, events in and around the Mediterranean Sea have been overshadowed by the major battles and campaigns that took place in central and eastern Europe. Yet for the British much of their direct military opposition to the French Revolution and the early days of the Napoleonic Empire was in the Mediterranean. It was only after Napoleon’s invasion of Spain and Portugal in 1808 did the British focus switch to the mainland of Europe. But even then, they kept a sizeable portion of their forces in the Mediterranean
FORGOTTEN WAR AGAINST NAPOLEON Conflict in the Mediterranean
Naturally much of the this 256 page hardback book book is about naval battles, operations, and raids. However, Glover does not ignore the land side of the story either, there is information on joint operations against strategic fortresses, sieges, and battles on the lands that bordered the great sea.
THE FORGOTTEN WAR AGAINST NAPOLEON is the go to reference book on Napoleonic conflicts in the Mediterranean.
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Hardback, 256 pages