Philip Haythornthwaite,Christa Hook's Corunna 1809: Sir John Moore’s Fighting Retreat (Campaign) PDF

By Philip Haythornthwaite,Christa Hook

The retreat to Corunna is among the epic campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars. past due in 1808 Sir John Moore chanced on himself nearly by myself together with his small British military deep inside of Spain. The armies of his Spanish allies were crushed and he confronted a successful French strength lower than the Emperor Napoleon. He had little alternative yet to reserve a retreat to the port of Corunna. This grew to become the main onerous of trials with armies traversing mountainous terrain over appalling roads within the depths of wintry weather. someway Moore held his outnumbered, exhausted males jointly as they struggled to arrive safeguard. eventually at Corunna Moore's military grew to become to stand its tormentors.

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