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Campaigning with the Duke of Wellington & Featherstone

Campaigning with the Duke of Wellington & Featherstone
Publish Year: 1993
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 8x11x.25"
Restockable: No
Type: Hardcover


Solid scholarship on the battles of the Duke of Wellington is combined with a light-hearted look at visiting the fields and gaming the battles today in Campaigning with the Duke of Wellington & Featherstone.

Discussed within are the battles where the Duke of Wellington and his army earned their reputation. These hard fought and dramatic battles proved the master if bother the Duke and the British infantryman and broke the power of the French armies that had conquered Spain, Portugal, and most of Europe. Donald Featherstone describes each battle with the aid of expert historians and the accounts of actual participants. It is not just a study of generalship and tactics, for the author is keenly interested in the experiences of the common soldier.

A veteran wargamer and much published author, Donald gives us the benefit of his many visits to the battlefields, with anecdotes and advice on how to have fun. He tells how he has fought these battles many times on the tabletop, and his emphasis has always been to enjoy the game.