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'Wellington and His Gunners'

Postby jf42 » September 25th, 2015, 11:56 am

This link just appeared on-line. Video and transcript .

"Recorded on 16 April 2015

Nick Lipscombe is a Napoleonic historian specialising in the Peninsular War. In this talk he examines the often stormy relationship between the Duke of Wellington and the British artillery."

http://www.nam.ac.uk/events/lunchtime-l ... ntscontent

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Re: 'Wellington and His Gunners'

Postby Senarmont198 » September 25th, 2015, 1:10 pm

I would highly recommend his book on the subject, Wellington's Guns. It is an excellent work.
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Re: 'Wellington and His Gunners'

Postby Andrew » September 25th, 2015, 11:21 pm

An excellent work without doubt; but I rather feel he dodged the controversy over the performance of the Royal Regiment at Waterloo!! :twisted:
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Re: 'Wellington and His Gunners'

Postby jf42 » September 26th, 2015, 6:24 am

I haven't watched the video yet but the title suggest this is his attempt to make up for that omission. Judging from a quick scan of the transcript he takes his time to get to it! :geek:
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