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November 2021

Review of Napoleon’s Peninsular War: The French Experience of the War in Spain from Vimeiro to Corunna 1808-1809

Review of Their Infantry And Guns Will Astonish You: The Army of Hindustan and European Mercenaries in Maratha Service (1780-1803)

Review of Britain’s Rise to Global Superpower in the Age of Napoleon

October 2021

Review of Nelson’s Navy in 100 Objects

September 2021

Review of Wellington and the Lines of Torres Vedras, The Defence of Portugal during the Peninsular War 1807-14

Review of  Waterloo Archive: Atlas

More instalments of the Germans under the French Eagles, translated by Greg Gorsuch:

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter VII: War in Spain 1809

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter VII – 1810 and 1811

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter VII – 1812

August 2021

The True Tactical Significance of the Château of Hougoumont during the Battle of Waterloo by Andrew W Field

‘Mourn for the Mighty Dead’: Music for the Passing of the Duke of Wellington in 1852 in the Illustrated London News by Paul Thompson

Review of The Sea is my Element, the Eventful Life of Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm 1768-1838

Review of Napoleon’s Stolen Army: How the Royal Navy Rescued a Spanish Army in the Baltic

More instalments of the Germans under the French Eagles, translated by Greg Gorsuch:

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau; Chapter VI: Battle of Leipzig

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter VII: War in Spain

July 2021

More instalments of the Germans under the French Eagles, translated by Greg Gorsuch:

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter V: The Hessians in the Campaign against Russia in 1812

The Soldiers of Hesse Nassau Chapter VI: The Hessian Contingent in the Campaign of 1813

Review of Dead Men Telling Tales, Napoleonic War Veterans and the Military Memoir Industry, 1808-1914

Review of Favourite of Fortune: Captain Thomas Quilliam, Trafalgar Hero

Review of Coastal Defences of the British Empire in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Eras

Review of Mutiny on the Spanish Main, HMS Hermione and the Royal Navy’s Revenge

June 2021

Review of Robert Craufurd, The Man & the Myth

Review of At the Point of the Bayonet: The Peninsular War Battles of Arroyomolinos and Almaraz 1811-1812

Review of The Sword and the Spirit: Proceedings of the first ‘War & Peace in the Age of Napoleon’ Conference

Highlights for 2021

Review of Napoleon’s Women Camp Followers

Review of Marshal William Carr Beresford

Review of The Duke of Wellington in 100 Objects

Highlights for 2020

Review of Napoleonic War Veterans Buried at St. Saviour’s Church, Jersey.

Review of Revenge in the Name of Honour: The Royal Navy’s Quest for Vengeance in the Single Ship Actions of the War of 1812 by Nicholas James Kaizer.

To accompany this review, Nicholas has submitted a very interesting article about the Life and Career of Novo Scotian Provo Wallis, Admiral of the Fleet.

George Nafziger has very kindly provided his complete Napoleonic collection (of over 1,600 OOB’s) to the Waterloo Association who have arranged for it to be placed on the Napoleon Series website to ensure that it is maintained for the future. Use the link below to access the collection:

The Nafziger Collection of Napoleonic Orders of Battle

Gareth Glover has added many new memoirs to the section: British Memoirs of the Napoleonic Wars.

The drop-down menu lists all the sections here, to which Gareth has made additions, plus there is a brand-new India section and the infantry regiments section has many new entries.

This is a very useful research tool for those studying the British soldier of the period.

Updated again 20 June 2020 following the launch of the ‘Free to Access’ Online Archive of Letters and Journals from the Napoleonic Wars by the Waterloo Association. Waterloo Association Online Archive