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Description - Wellington's Spies by Mary McGrigor

Intelligence was just as important in the Napoleonic Wars as it is today. Then there was only one way of obtaining it - by spies and informers. The Author uses first hand accounts of three of Wellington's most daring and successful Intelligence Officers. The three men, all of Scottish descent, were very different in character. One was killed in action and another taken prisoner and after narrowly avoiding summary execution made a dramatic escape. There is a romantic angle too. Their stories skilfully interwoven against the backdrop of the brutal Peninsula War where atrocities were common place. This book gives a fresh insight into Wellington's remarkable triumph over Napoleon's armies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844153282
ISBN-10: 1844153282
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Leo Cooper Ltd
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mary McGrigor

Mary McGrigor is a highly experienced author and historian. Defiant and Dismasted at Trafalgar was published by Pen and Sword in 2004. Her other books include Argyll - Land of Blood and Beauty and The Scalpel and The Sword.

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