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Wellington In The Peninsula

By Jac Weller

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This classic account of Wellingtonıs tactics and strategy in the Peninsular War is one of the best single-volume works ever written on the epic campaign.

Jac Weller covers all the battles with the French in which Wellington was involved. Talavera, Busaco, Salamanca and Vitoria are among the famous battles that he brings to life once more, with the aid of meticulous research, extensive visits to and photographs of the battlefields themselves, and an unwavering ability to cut a clear path through tangled military events.

Wellington in the Peninsula brilliantly demonstrates how a great commander finally achieved victory after six years of battle against Napoleonıs army.


  • The best single-volume account of the Peninsular War
  • Companion volume to Jac Wellerıs Wellington at Waterloo
  • First paperback edition of this classic work


Jac Weller was a distinguished military historian, and an expert on weaponry. Wellington in the Peninsula is part of his famous trilogy on the Duke, together with Wellington in India and Wellington at Waterloo. A collection of his essays, On Wellington, edited by Andrew Uffindell, was recently published by Greenhill.

July 1999; 8.75 x 5.5in (216 x 138mm) | 400 pages; 58 photographs, 21 maps;

Pbk; ISBN 1-85367-381-1; | £12.95/$18.95.


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