Sir John Moore - The Making of a Controversial Hero, Janet MacDonald.
A full length biography of Sir John Moore, best known for the battle
of Corunna and for training the rifle corps at Shorncliffe. As this
book proves, he had an active and varied career, serving on Corsica, in
the West Indies, Ireland, Holland, Egypt, Sicily and Sweden as well as
in Spain and Portugal, so as well as providing a biography of Moore,
this book also gives us a cross-section of the British army's
activities during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
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