Andrew Bamford's A Bold and Ambitious Enterprise: The British Army in the Low PDF

By Andrew Bamford

The British crusade within the Low nations in 1813-14 in help of the Dutch rebel opposed to the French is among the lesser-known campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars, yet one, which the good historian of the British military Sir John Fortescue wrote that it used to be most unlikely to appreciate the Waterloo crusade with no wisdom of. The e-book bargains with all facets of the crusade, from grand method, with the proposed marriage alliance among the home of Orange and the home of Hanover, to tactical research of the battles and sieges that happened, together with the disastrous assault on Bergen-op-Zoom, the place heroic British infantrymen paid with their lives for his or her commanders’ mess ups. the issues of co-operation among the British and Prussians defined the following foreshadowed these, which might have an effect on Wellington in 1815.

Illustrated with modern photographs, plans of the fortifications of Bergen and 8 maps.

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