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- DescriptionLate in 1808 Sir John Moore, virtually alone with his small British army deep inside Spain and facing the French Army led by Napoleon, fell back towards Corunna. The retreat is documented here, with its arduous trials and stories of a last stand.
- Author BiographyChrista Hook is one of Osprey's most popular illustrators, a reputation justly deserved given the perfect blend of attention to detail and narrative realisation that penetrates her work. Her work for Osprey to date includes several joint collaborations with her father Richard, as well as Warrior I Norman Knight, Warrior IO Saracen Faris, and Campaign 56 Eggmuhl 1809. Philip Haythomthwaite is an author and historical consultant specialising in the military history, uniforms and equipment of the 18th and 19th centuries, His main area of research covers the Napoleonic Wars. He has written some forty books, including more than 20 Osprey titles, and innumerable articles and papers on military history, but still finds time to indulge in his other great passion: cricket.
- Author(s)Philip J. Haythornthwaite
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication15/02/2001
- GenreMilitary History
- Series TitleOsprey Campaign S.
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo.83
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOsprey Publishing
- Content Note49 b&w and 45 colour illustrations, maps, glossary, bibliography
- Weight356 g
- Width184 mm
- Height248 mm
- Illustrator(s)Christa Hook
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