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French campaign in Portugal, 1810-1811

Pelet, Jean Jacques Germain Baron

French campaign in Portugal, 1810-1811

an account.

by Pelet, Jean Jacques Germain Baron

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Portugal
    • Subjects:
    • Pelet, Jean Jacques Germain, Baron, 1777-1858,
    • Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Portugal -- Personal narratives, French

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited, annotated, and translated by Donald D. Horward.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC231 .P3813 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 570 p.
      Number of Pages570
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5298518M
      ISBN 100816606587
      LC Control Number72079098

      His most recent books are Wellington Against Massena: The Third Invasion of Portugal , Messenger of Death: Captain Nolan and the Charge of the Light Brigade, Wellington Against Junot: The First Invasion of Portugal and the Waterloo Battlefield : £   Chart: Murders in the 2nd French Invasion of Portugal () in 1 district. Source University of Coimbra. The Duke of Wellington wrote of the murder, thefts and worse: “The British people, I’m certain, wouldn’t believe the indecent behaviours of the French after their retreat. The French Campaign in Portugal, – Edited, annotated, and translated by Donald D. Horward. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Pp. xv, $ and Donald D. Horward. The French Revolution and Napoleon Collection at Florida State University: A Bibliographical Guide. [Tallahassee:] Friends of the Florida State.


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This book refers to the 3rd invasion of Portugal by French troops during Napoleon's effort to subdue the entire Iberian Peninsula during the period The author served as chef de bataillon and first aide-de-camp for Marshal Massena in the struggle between Wellington's army and the French forces.3/5.

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Horward. Uniform Title. Campagne de Portugal. English Author. Pelet, Jean Jacques Germain, Baron, Other Authors. Horward, Donald D. Published. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, [] Physical.

The Invasion of Portugal (19–30 November ) saw an Imperial French corps under Jean-Andoche Junot and Spanish military troops invade the Kingdom of Portugal, which was headed by its Prince Regent João of military operation resulted in the almost bloodless occupation of Portugal.

The French and Spanish presence was challenged by the Portuguese people and by the United Location: Portugal. French Campaign in Portugal, AN ACCOUNT BY JEAN JACQUES PELET university of minnesota press publication – – edited, annotated and translated by donald d horward; cover has very minor bumping to base of spine but no other marking; pages clean and unmarked; spine, binding and pages all tight, secure and intact with no creasing.

The Peninsular War (–) was a military conflict fought by Bourbon Spain and Portugal, assisted by the United Kingdom, against the invading and occupying forces of the First French Empire for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic war began when the French and Spanish armies invaded and occupied Portugal inand escalated in after Napoleonic France Location: Iberian Peninsula and southern France.

The French Campaign in Portugal Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota Press, ISBN ; Smith, Digby. The Napoleonic Wars Data Book. London: Greenhill, ISBN 1. "Wellington Against Massena" is a very worthwhile account of the third French invasion of Portugal David Buttery's entry into a crowded field of history provides a fascinating narrative of a campaign that was much closer than is usually portrayed.

Buttery begins with introductions of the Peninsular War and of Wellington and Massena/5(9). This book refers to the 3rd invasion of Portugal by French troops during Napoleon's effort to subdue the entire Iberian Peninsula during the period The author served as chef de bataillon and first aide-de-camp for Marshal Massena in the struggle between Wellington's army and the French forces/5(2).

Marshal Massena's invasion of Portugal of September March was intended to be the final campaign of the French invasion of Iberia, ending the Peninsular War, but instead the French ran up against the Lines of Torres Vedras, and the campaign ended in a disastrous retreat.

Excellent account of the 3rd invasion of Portugal in A rugged and brutal campaign for several reasons, this book does an admirable job explaining what went wrong for the French.

Massena arrived with a laudable reputation, but left well short of victory, not all of which was his fault/5. The French campaign in Portugal An account by Jean Jacques Pelet.

Edited, annotated, and translated by Donald D. Horward. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis,p.l. The VIII Corps of the Grande Armée was a French military unit that existed during the Napoleonic r Napoleon formed it in by borrowing divisions from other corps and assigned it to Marshal Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph l André Masséna's Army of Italy was also reorganized as the VIII Corps at the end of the y: First French Empire.

The French Campaign in Portugal An Account. Edited, translated, and annotated by Dr. Donald Horward. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, University, Wellesley Wellington, Arthur (1st Duke of). The French Campaign in Portugal, An Account By Jean Jacques Pelet, Donald D. Horward, ed. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence of.

Revolution. Reynier joined the French army as a gunner in and fought at the Battle of Jemappes that year. He received promotion to general of brigade in January He was General Jean Moreau's chief-of-staff in and soon became a general of division.

He went on Napoleon's Egyptian expedition in and commanded a division at the Battle of the Pyramids, the Siege of El Arish and. Wellington's clash with Massena was one of the most remarkable contests between two commanders in the Peninsular War.

These two formidable generals carried on a campaign of maneuver, battle and attrition across Spain and Portugal in and which had a decisive impact on the outcome of the : The road to war began in the autumn of when Napoleon moved French troops through Spain to invade Portugal.

After feeding more thantroops into Spain under the pretext of supporting the invasion, Napoleon deposed the existing Spanish monarch in April in order to place his own brother Joseph on the throne. A Narrative of the Principal Events of the Campaigns of, &in Spain and Portugal: Interspersed With Remarks on Local Scenery and Mann, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

Pelet, The French Campaign in Portugal, – (Minneapolis, ), Google Scholar See also Adrien Jean-Baptiste Franàçois Bourgogne, The Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne – (New York, ), 4, 5, 62, –, Cited by: 2. Horward, Donald, The French Campaign in Portugal An Account by Jean Jacques Pelet Univ.

of Minnesota, Smith, Digby, The Napoleonic Wars Data Book Greenhill, External links Edit. Peninsular Wars battles and skirmishes including the Côa Battle. Action on the River Côa (includes links to photos of the bridge and area). A second Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo occurred in January References Edit.

Chandler, David, Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars Macmillan, Glover, Michael, The Peninsular War Penguin, Horward, Donald (ed.), The French Campaign in Portugal An Account by Jean Jacques Pelet.

University of Minnesota, The French campaign in Portugal, an account. by: Pelet, Jean Jacques Germain, Baron, Published: ().

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Translation of a handwritten manuscript entitled Campagne de Portugal, which is in the general collection, Memoires historiques, at the Archives de la Guerre, Vincennes, France. Editions. Napoleon’s development and mastery of the operational art of warfare is revealed as each chapter analyzes one Napoleonic war or major campaign of a war.

To achieve this, the essays conform to the common themes of Napoleon’s planning, his command and control, his execution of plans, and the response of his adversaries. After the defeat of Masséna's campaign over Lisbon inPortugal and Portuguese men, The Peninsular War (Book Review).

Smith, Goldwin // American Historical Review;Oct75, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p Reviews the book 'The Peninsular war. narrative of the principal events of the campaigns of, & in spain and portugal £ £ Published in association with The National Army Museum London, this is an eyewitness account of the early years of the Peninsular War by a British officer who was later killed at Waterloo.

Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo (). Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. The French Campaign in Portugal, An Account by Jean Jacques Pelet. Translated by Donald D. Horward Page "As Loison's division was thrown back, a brigade of Marchand's division [of Ney's Corps] was pushed forward, but too late.

Wellington's clash with Massena was one of the most remarkable contests between two commanders in the Peninsular War. These two formidable generals carried on a campaign of maneuver, battle and attrition across Spain and Portugal in and which had a.

Horward, Donald (ed.), The French Campaign in Portugal An Account by Jean Jacques Pelet. University of Minnesota, Smith, Digby, The Napoleonic Wars Data Book Greenhill, External links ^ Perez de Herrasti, Governor of Ciudad Rodrigo.

This article concerns the unexpected role of Portuguese troops in Lord Wellington's army during the years of the war of diversion in the Peninsula, forcing the French to keep a large army in place. After the defeat of Masséna's campaign over Lisbon inPortugal and Portuguese men, The Peninsular War (Book Review).

The French Campaign in Portugal – An Account by Jean Jacques Pelet. University of Minnesota. Smith, Digby (). The Napoleonic Wars Data Book. Greenhill. Porter, Maj Gen Whitworth (). History of the Corps of Royal Engineers Vol I. Chatham: The Institution of Royal Engineers.

The Combat of the Côa (J ) was a skirmish occurred during the Peninsular War period of the Napoleonic took place in the valley of the Côa River and it was the first significant battle for the new army of 65, men controlled by Marshal André Masséna, as the French prepared for their third invasion of Portugal.

As the British-Portuguese forces were outnumbered here, on. The first French invasion of Portugal in - which was commanded by Junot, one of Napoleon's most experienced generals - was a key event in the long, brutal Peninsular War, and it was the first campaign fought in the Peninsular by Sir Arthur Wellesley, later Duke of Wellington, yet it tends to be overshadowed by more famous episodes in the six-year conflict that : £.

The French campaign in Portugal, an account by Jean Jacques Germain Pelet (Book); Mémoires sur la guerre deen Allemagne, avec les opérations particulières des corps d'Italie, de Pologne, de Saxe, de Naples et de Walcheren by Jean Jacques Germain Pelet (Book).General Jean Reynier Jean Louis Ebénézer Reynier (14 January – 27 February ) rose in rank to become a French army general officer during the French Revolutionary Wars.

He led a division under Napoleon Bonaparte in the French Campaign in.In the Peninsular War, Portugal was invaded three times by the French, with General Junot entering via the central route along the Tagus Valley inMarshal Soult taking the more problematic route through mountains from Corunna in the north only getting as far as Oporto inand the third and final attempt under Marshal Massena invia the northern route and Cuidad : Carojon.