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OMAN's ATLAS OF THE PENINSULAR WAR: A Complete Colour Assembly of all Maps & Plans from Sir Charles Oman's History of the Peninsular War

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | OMAN's ATLAS OF THE PENINSULAR WAR: A Complete Colour Assembly of all Maps & Plans from Sir Charles Oman's History of the Peninsular War.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Sir Charles Oman(Author) V B Darbyshire(Cartographer)

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A full assembly, of all 98 colour maps and plans (+ 7 in B&W) from Sir Charles Oman’s History of the Peninsular War. The maps are in chronological in order and include the famous such as  “Ciudad Rodrigo” & “Badajoz” and the not so famous as “Battle of Espinosa. November 11, 1818”.

The maps are full size, and faithful to the original cartography in all respects, allowing the reader to follow the War and its Battles, Campaigns and Skirmishes, as the fighting and it’s various phases developed month by month and year by year. This is a very impressive map collection that should be part of every serious Napoleonic scholar's collection.

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  • By C. Buckland on 13 June 2017

    THE FULL ROLL CALL OF MAPS AND PLANS INCLUDED IN THIS ATLAS ARE:Maps from Volume 11. Saragossa.2. Battle of Medina de Rio Seco. July 14, 1808.3. Battle of Baylen. July 19, 1818 at the moment of Dupont’s third attack.Part of Andalusia, between Andujar and the Passes. July 19, 1808.4. Battle of Vimiero. August 21, 1808.5. Catalonia.6. Part of Northern Spain.7. Battle of Espinosa. November 11, 1818. Madrid in 1808. Battle of Tudela. November 23, 1808.8. Battle of Corunna. January 16, 1809.9. Large Map of Spain and Portugal, showing physical features and roads.Maps from Volume 210. Battle of Ucles. January 13, 1809.Siege of Rosas. November 6 to December 5, 1809.11. Part of Catalonia, to illustrate St. Cyr’s Campaign. November 1808 to March 1809.Battle of Valls. February 25, 1809.12. Second Siege of Saragossa. December 1808 to February 1809.13. Battle of Medellin. March 28, 1809.14. Combat of Braga (Lanhozo). March 20, 1809.Oporto. March – May 1809, showing the Portuguese lines.15. Northern Portugal, to illustrate Marshal Soult’s Campaign of March to May 1809.16. Battle of Alcaniz. May 23, 1809.Battle of Maria. June 15, 1809.17. Battle of Talavera. The Main Engagement. 3 to 5pm, July 28, 1809.18. Central Spain, showing the localities of the Talavera Campaign. July to August 1809.Maps from Volume 319. Siege of Gerona20. Battle of Tamames. October 18, 1809.21. Battle of Ocana. November 19, 1809.22. Andalusia, to illustrate the Campaign of 1810.23. Topography of Cadiz and its environs.24. Central Portugal.25. Siege of Astorga.26. Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo.27. Combat of the Coa. July 24, 1810.28. General Map of Catalonia.29. The Mondego Valley.30. Battle of Bussaco. September 27, 1810.31. Ney’s attack at Bussaco.32. Reynier’s attack at Bussaco.33. The Lines of Torres Vedras.Maps from Volume 434. Badajoz (the French Siege, January to March 1811), and the Battle of the Gebora (February 19, 1811).35. The Battle of Barrosa.36. General Map of the Barrosa Campaign.37. Combat of Redinha38. Combat of Casal Novo39. Combat of Foz d’Arouce40. The Lower Mondego. To illustrate the first Siege of Massena’s Retreat.Leiria to the Alva River41. Combat of Sabugal42. Map to illustrate the last stage of Massena’s Retreat and the Campaign of Fuentes de Oñoro.43. Plan of the Siege of Tortosa44. The two British Sieges of Badajoz in May and June 1811.45. Battle of Fuentes de Onoro. Positions on the first day, May 3, 1811.46. Battle of Fuentes de Onoro. May 5, 1811.47. Battle of Albuera No. 1. (About 10am)48. Battle of Albuera No. 2. (About 11.30am)49. General Map of Estremadura.50. Plan of the Siege of Tarragona.51. General Map of Catalonia.Maps from Volume 552. General Theatre of the Suchet’s Campaigns in Eastern Spain. Valencia, 1811–1812.53. Plan of the Battle of Saguntum.54. Suchet’s Valencia. The Siege. December 1811 to January 1812.55. General Map of Catalonia.56. Plan of Tarifa.57. Plan of the Siege Operations at Ciudad Rodrigo.58. Plan of the Siege Operations at Badajoz.59. Map of the District Round Almaraz.60. General Map of Central Spain, to illustrate the Salamanca Campaign.61. Plan of the Salamanca Forts.62. The Salamanca Campaign. Map of the country between Salamanca and Tordesillas.63. General Plan of the Battle of Salamanca.64. The Last Episode at Salamanca. Part of the field showing approximate position at the moment of advance of the 6th Division about 7pm.Combat of Garcia Hernandez. July 23, 1812.65. General Map of Estremadura to illustrate Hill’s Campaigns in March-April and June-August 1812.Maps from Volume 666. Plan of the Siege Operations at Burgos. September – October 1812.67. Operations around Salamanca/Almeida region illustrating the Salamanca retreat of November 1812.68. Battle of Castalla. April 13, 1813.69. The Campaign of Vittoria. May 22 to June 21, 1813.70. Plan of the Battle of Vittoria.71. Attack of St. Sebastian between July 11 and September 9, 1813.72. General Map of the country between Bayonne and Pamplona.73. Combat of Roncesvalles. July 25, 1813.74. Combat of Maya. July 25, 1813.75. First Battle of Sorauren. July 28, 1813 showing the general situation at 1.15pm.76. Second Battle of Sorauren and Combat of Beunza. July 30, 1813.Maps from Volume 777. Battle of San Marcial. August 31, 1813.78. Catalonia. Inset: the country between Barcelona and Tarragona showing the localities of Bentinck’s Bampaign of 1813.79. Passage of the Bidasso. October 7, 1813.80. Storm of the French lines above Vera. October 17, 1813.81. Battle of the Nivelle. November 10, 1813.82. Battle of the Nive. December 10, 1813.83. Battle of St. Pierre at the moment of Hill’s Counterstroke. December 13, 1813.84. The country and the roads between Bayonne and Orthez to illustrate the Campaign of February 1814.85. Battle of Orthez. February 27, 1814.86. Combat of Aire. March 2, 1814.87. Operations round Bordeaux. March – April 1814.88. Orthez to Toulouse. February 27 – April 11, 1814.89. Combat of Tarbes. March 20, 1814.90. The Toulouse Country. March 26 – April 14, 1814.91. Battle of Toulouse. April 10, 1814.


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