Napoleon Series Archive 2015

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Here's another 'arrow in the quiver' so to speak, written by a serving British general officer in Spain covering allied operations in 1813:

'…be assured we injure the people much more than [the French] do…The French demand heavy contributions which fall on the wealthier classes only, but they punish plundering in the most severe manner except where it is intended as a punishment for fruitless resistance-wherever we move Devastation marks out steps-The Portuguese are an army of Thieves, the Spaniards have no feeling for their Countrymen & our soldiers would be worse than either were it not for the severe Discipline.'-FP Robinson.

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and the ... "sincerely M" conundrum
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