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Wellington's Specialist Troops

Wellington's Specialist Troops
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Wellington's Specialist Troops
by Osprey
Author: Philip Haythornthwaite
Publish Date: 1998
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 7.25x9.75x.25"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148390256
Mfg. part #: OSPMAA204
Type: Softcover

Description

The specialist troops of Wellington's army played a crucial role in the success of the British Army. Though often understaffed and ineptly managed, the artillery, engineers, transport and commissariat, and medical services contributed to Wellington's ultimate victory in 1815. The Royal Artillery and Corps of Royal Engineers comprised a small number of highly trained officers, while the commissariat was composed of untrained civilians outside military discipline, and the medical services suffered from a shortage of trained surgeons.