WELLINGTON’S VOICE The Candid Letters of Lieutenant Colonel John Fermantle, Coldstream Guards, 1808-1821


An intimate portrait of the Duke of Wellington by one of his closest aides. The author, Lt. Col. Fremantle was on the Iron Duke’s personal staff throughout the Peninsular War and the Waterloo campaign. His letters speak with startling honesty about Wellington’s flaws and foibles, his philandering and the intrigues surrounding him. A fascinating view oif the ‘Great Man’ as we have never seen him before.,

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