WELLINGTON’S EASTERN FRONT The Campaign on the East Coast of Spain 1810-1814


A gem of a book from the Peninsular War’s leading contemporary military historian. If there was ever a moment that Wellington was thrown into despair in the course of the Peninsular War, it was when the French captured the eastern city of Valencia on 8 January 1812. In this much needed addition to the literature, Nick Lipscombe has given chapter and verse as to why a front that has generally been overlooked was actually crucial to the outcome of the struggle.

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