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By Rene Chartrand, René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband

The French 'invasion by way of stealth' of her uneasy best friend Spain, and the ultimate proclamation of Napoleon's brother Joseph as king, resulted in the spontaneous outbreak of a battle of resistance in may well 1808 that might rage for 6 years. regardless of Napoleon's transparent virtue, the Spanish military was once by no means thoroughly destroyed, their obdurate resistance typified by means of epic sieges at Zaragoza and Gerona and national guerrilla conflict. the second one of 3 volumes, this e-book examines the historical past, uniforms and gear of the Spanish military who, with the aid of guerrillas and 'armed peasantry', stood as much as Napoleon's Grand military opposed to all odds.

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