Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War 1808-14

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    Constant Spanish guerrilla activity so drained the resources and diverted the attention of the French military that Wellington was able to advance against and overcome a numerically superior enemy. So many French soldiers were being used to counter the guerrillas and the threat that they posed that less than a third of the French army could be tasked with confronting Wellington.
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    This book brings to life, for the first time, the formation, tactics and experiences of the Spanish guerrilla forces that fought Napoleon's army. Using much previously unpublished material, it offers a vivid description of the guerrilla and his lifestyle.

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    Format(s): Ebook - ISBN: 9781472803160
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    Listed in: True war & combat stories, Spanish Civil War
    Publisher: Osprey Publishing

    Books by René Chartrand

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