Description - The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars by Rene Chartrand
Rene Chartrand examines the background to the ancient alliances of Britain and Portugal in this, the concluding volume of a three part Men-at-Arms mini-series. He investigates the formative events of the War of the Oranges, the army reforms of 1806, and the French invasion of Portugal in 1807 that resulted in massive aid and equipment being given to the Portuguese by the British. 'The Portuguese Army of the Napoleonic Wars 'concludes with a detailed description of the service, battle record and uniform of each regular regiment in the Pennisular War from 1808 to 1814.
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Author Biography - Rene Chartrand
RENE CHARTRAND was born in Montreal and educated in Canada, the USA and the Bahamas. A senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He has written many books, including some dozen Men-at-Arms titles - of which the most recent are three on the Spanish Army of the Napoleonic Wars - and the first two volumes of Canadian Military Heritage. He lives in Hull, Quebec, with his wife and two sons.