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My Adventures During the Late War A narrative of shipwreck, captivity, escapes from French prisons, and sea service in 1804-14 By Donat Henchy O'Brien
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman KBE (12 January 1860 – 23... More > June 1946) was a British military historian of the early 20th century. His reconstructions of medieval battles from the fragmentary and distorted accounts left by chroniclers were pioneering. Occasionally his interpretations have been challenged, especially his widely copied thesis that British troops defeated their Napoleonic opponents by firepower alone. Paddy Griffith, among modern historians, claims that the British infantry's discipline and willingness to attack were equally important.Oman was born in Muzaffarpur district, India, the son of a British planter, and was educated at Winchester College and at Oxford University, where he studied under William Stubbs. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Oman< Less