Military Dispatches by The Duke Of Wellington

Military Dispatches

byThe Duke Of WellingtonEditorCharles EsdaileIntroduction byCharles Esdaile

Paperback | December 30, 2014

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Accounts from the front lines of the Napoleonic Wars from Britain’s greatest military commander

The Duke of Wellington was not only an incomparable commander in battle but also a remarkably powerful writer. His dispatches have long been viewed as classics of military literature and have influenced all military accounts after his. This new selection follows the epic campaign of the British against Napoleon in Wellington’s own words, telling the story of the conflict from its desperate beginnings in Portugal to the final triumph at Waterloo.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

About The Author

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769–1852), fought in some fifty encounters across India and Europe, with almost all battles ending in victory. He was twice British prime minister.Charles Esdaile is a professor of history at the University of Liverpool.

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Title:Military DispatchesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.74 × 5.08 × 0.86 inPublished:December 30, 2014Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0141394315

ISBN - 13:9780141394312

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