Salamanca 1812: Wellington Crushes Marmont (Campaign)
Osprey's learn of Salamanca (1812), the main decisive conflict of the whole Peninsular warfare (1808-1814). Wellington smashed Marmont's French military and his pursuit of its shattered remnants resulted in the well-known cavalry cost of the King's German Legion at Garcia Hernandez. There will be extra years of sieges and difficult scuffling with prior to the Iron Duke crossed the Pyrenees into France yet from Salamanca the British and their Portuguese and Spanish allies regularly had the higher hand. Ian Fletcher examines this significant conflict intimately and likewise discusses the crusade which led as much as it.