Sunday, November 19, 2017

Wellington’s Headquarters – The Command & Administration of the British Army during the Peninsular War, S.G.P. Ward

A classic history of the administrative side of Wellington’s army in the Peninsular War, looking at the systems involved, the people who made them work and their relationship with the duke of Wellington. Demonstrates that Wellington largely worked within the existing system (even to the extent of not having much control of the staff officers under his command), while moulding it to suit his individual method of command
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