Death Before Glory: The British Soldier in the West Indies in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793 -1815

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Death Before Glory! is a highly readable, thoroughly researched and comprehensive study of the British army's campaigns in the West Indies during the Napoleonic period and of the extraordinary experiences of the soldiers who served there. Rich in sugar, cotton, coffee and slaves, the region was a key to British prosperity and it was perhaps even more important to her greatest enemy - France. Yet, until now, the history of this vital theatre of the Napoleonic Wars has been seriously neglected. Not only does Martin Howard ...

Death Before Glory: The British Soldier in the West Indies in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793 -1815 2015, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781781593417

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