Charging Against Napoleon

Diaries & Letters of Three Hussars
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Author(s): Eric Hunt
Original Publish Date: Mar 15, 2001
Product Number: EB00804281
Released: Feb 03, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781473813090
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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Description

By means of the personal diaries and letters of three officers in the 18th Hussars, the reader traces the progress of this famous cavalry Regiment through the gruelling years of campaigning in Portugal, Spain and South West France. The scene then shifts to Northern France and Belgium culminating in the decisive victory at Waterloo. The ferocity of the campaigning in the Peninsula is vividly described by these diarists. Their escapades between and during campaigning make fascinating reading and throw interesting light on military and social conditions at the time.