Wellington against soult covers the strategic view of the campaign though without detail of the actual forces present at any one engagement making this an easy read there are nice summaries of the situation before the beginning of the second invasion of portugal soults life and career up to 1809 and wellesleys life. David buttery has already written wellington against junot the first invasion of portugal 1807 1808 and wellington against massena the third invasion of portugal 1810 1811 so this volume completes a trilogy covering the french operations in portugal and the british response during the earlier part of the peninsula war he is marching along . Start by marking wellington against soult the second invasion of portugal 1809 as want to read wellington against soult the second invasion of portugal 1809 by david buttery it was amazing 500 rating details 2 ratings 1 review. Wellington against soult the second invasion of portugal 1809 2500 699 this well written book has been described as a triumph of unbiased historical writing and a must read for students of the peninsular war and wellingtons campaigning in general. Wellington against soult the second invasion of portugal 1809 david buttery during the napoleonic wars the french invaded portugal three timeson each occasion being repulsed by arthur wellesley duke of wellington
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