With Moore At Corunna

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Categories: Nonfiction

A novel from G. A. Henty, a 19th century English writer and journalist, the author of numerous stories and historical adventures which had a great success among young readership. From the Preface: Fro


m the termination of the campaigns of Marlborough--at which time the
British army won for itself a reputation rivalled by that of no other in Europe--to the year when the despatch of a small army under Sir Arthur Wellesley marked the beginning of another series of British victories as brilliant and as unbroken as those of that great commander, the opinion had gained ground in Europe that the British had lost their military virtues, and that, although undoubtedly powerful at sea, they could have henceforth but little influence in European affairs.

With Moore At Corunna
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