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I found this to be a very useful book, as the state of the Royal Army before it was committed to the Peninsula in 1808 is not covered intensively anywhere else. Thus the rating. We generally chuckle with Wellington when he quips "I hope the enemy trembles as I do when I read the Army List. But I can only hope they do it for other reasons!" and let it go at that. Dr. Glover laid out the whole process of reform started by the much-vilified Duke of York and traces the process to the other great man of army reform, Lord Castlereagh. Both men get their credit at last . This book should be read by far more Peninsular war buffs. It may add some depth to their musings.… (mere)
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