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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 2:50 p.m. PST

"I actually bought this excellent book myself rather than get a review copy sent and I'm glad I did as it's a little gem. It does more than just cover the tip of the iceberg and offers a well researched and presented account of the campaign, from inception through to completion. Lessons learnt carrying out opposed amphibious landings at Calantsoog against Batavian troops in 1799 were put to good use when the army stormed ashore in Egypt. In other areas too the campaign helped shape the poorly-regarded British Army into the fighting machine we like to think of during the Napoleonic Wars. The book contains many super colour plates to complement some really handy (sadly not always the case these days) maps and orders of battle. The pen pictures of the main commanders and each regiment or corps involved are really useful. Highly recommended."

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ConnaughtRanger11 Jan 2019 3:07 p.m. PST

I like Carole Divall's books – they are always well researched and very readable. I knew she was writing a book about Abercromby, but this looks even more interesting. Helion have brought out some good Napoleonic titles recently.

evilgong11 Jan 2019 4:17 p.m. PST

One day I'll unbag the lead I have for this army and paint it.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 11:21 a.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend!. (smile)


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Lilian14 Jan 2019 7:40 a.m. PST

many super colour plates, by which artist?

dibble19 Jan 2019 11:17 a.m. PST

Sorry Lilian! I missed this post.

The uniform plates are 2 by Boisselier (30th foot and 11th Light Dragoons) and 30 plates by Brouillet, which can be found in the Anne K.S Brown library

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Paul :)

Lilian19 Jan 2019 8:56 p.m. PST

thank you Paul

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