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    PDF Sickness Suffering and the Sword Andrew Bamford ✓ 5 Free read Read & Download Sickness Suffering and the Sword This book is meticulously researched and I am impressed with the statistics that it presents for though computers can do the statistical analysis the author had to provide the raw data by gleaning through diaries

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Sickness Suffering and the Sword

Sickness Suffering and the Sword Free download ✓ 105 Ar greater than its military capabilities the system nearly collapsed Only a few advantages narrowly outweighed the army’s increasing inability to meet manpower reuirements This book examines those critical dynamics in Britain’s major early nineteenth century campaigns the Peninsular War 1808–1814 the Walcheren Expedition 1809 the American War 1812–1815 and the growing commitments in northern Europe from 1813 onDrawn from primary documents Bamford’s statistical analysis compares the vast disparities between regiments and different theatres of war and complements recent studies of health and sickness in the British Army.

Read & Download Sickness Suffering and the Sword

Sickness Suffering and the Sword Free download ✓ 105 Although an army’s success is often measured in battle outcomes its victories depend on strengths that may be less obvious on the field In Sickness Suffering and the Sword military historian Andrew Bamford assesses the effectiveness of the British Army in sustained campaigning during the Napoleonic Wars In the process he offers a fresh and controversial look at Britain’s military system showing that success or failure on campaign rested on the day to day experiences of regimental units rather than the army as a wholeBamford draws his title from the words of Captain Moyle Sherer who during the winter of 1816–1817 wrote an a.

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Sickness Suffering and the Sword Free download ✓ 105 Ccount of his service during the Peninsular War “My regiment has never been very roughly handled in the field But alas What between sickness suffering and the sword few very few of those men are now in existence” Bamford argues that those daily scourges of such often ignored factors as noncombat deaths and euine strength and losses determined outcomes on the battlefieldIn the nineteenth century the British Army was a collection of regiments rather than a single unified body and the regimental system bore the responsibility of supplying manpower on that field Between 1808 and 1815 when Britain was fighting a global conflict f.

  • Hardcover
  • 384
  • Sickness Suffering and the Sword
  • Andrew Bamford
  • English
  • 25 March 2018
  • 9780806143439