Lybrary.com: ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / History / Military / Napoleonic Wars

With the Guns to the Peninsula: The Peninsular War Journal of Captain William Webber, Royal Artillery

$23.97
| £19.21 | €21.87 | Ca$32.33 | Au$32.27
by William Lloyd Webber
What is this?DRM-PDF | by download   add to wish list
With the Guns to the Peninsula: The Peninsular War Journal of Captain William Webber, Royal Artillery by William Lloyd Webber

Second Captain Webber of the Royal Artillery joined Captain Maxwell's 9-pounder Brigade at Zafra in August 1812. His journal covers the period up to 16 June 1813, just before the Battle of Vitoria. In his journal Captain Webber records the events as they unfold on the actual day they happened, without being colored by hindsight. He also records his impressions of the countryside and its people and customs. His journal describes his personal experiences during the advance up to and along the Tagus to Aranjuez, the reversal of fortunes during the autumn of 1812, the difficult retreat into winter quarters in Portugal and finally his brigade's part in the brilliant campaign of 1813 which saw the French pushed back across the Ebro. Webber gives vivid accounts of engagements with the enemy along the way; notably around Alba de Tormes during the retreat, and on the heights outside Burgos before the crossing of the Ebro. The late Lieutenant Colonel Laws has set the journal within the context of the Peninsular War, and outlined Webber's military career, which culminated at Waterloo where he was wounded.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.


SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 921616

Ebook Details
Pages: 192
Size: 20.6 MB
Publisher: Frontline Books
Date published:   2017
ISBN: 9781473882607 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Copying:of 7 selections every 5 days allowed
Printing:of 7 pages every 5 days allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > History > Military > Napoleonic Wars

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

06/28/2017
© 2017 Lybrary.com