The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars : 1806-15 Pt. 1, Paperback

The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars : 1806-15 Pt. 1 Paperback

Illustrated by William Younghusband

Part of the Men-at-Arms series


Osprey are confident in boasting that this remarkable three-part study will transform the research material available to the English-speaking student of the Peninsular War (1808-1814).

Most know that Wellington's Portuguese troops were praised as the 'fighting cocks' of his army; fewer appreciate that they represented between half and one-third of his entire forces.

Similarly, most uniform historians have been limited to a few half-understood paintings by Dighton, and brief notes from secondary sources.

Rene Chartrand's recent primary research in Portuguese and British archives now offers a wealth of important new material.

An excellent book - groundbreaking in its originality."


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48 pages, colour and b&w illustrations
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781855327672



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