ISBN 10 : 9780735221635
ISBN 13 : 0735221634
A rip-roaring account of the dramatic four-year siege of Britain’s Mediterranean garrison by Spain and France—an overlooked key to the British loss in the American Revolution F..
ISBN 10 : 9781408708682
ISBN 13 : 140870868X
For over three and a half years, from 1779 to 1783, the tiny territory of Gibraltar was besieged and blockaded, on land and at sea, by the overwhelming forces of Spain and France. ..
ISBN 10 : 9781440627293
ISBN 13 : 1440627290
An explosive chronicle of history's greatest sea battle In the tradition of Antony Beevor's Stalingrad, Nelson's Trafalgar presents the definitive blow-by-blow account of the world..
ISBN 10 : 9781440638626
ISBN 13 : 1440638624
As he did with his much lauded Nelson?s Trafalgar, Roy Adkins (now writing with wife Lesley) again thrusts readers into the perils and thrills of early-nineteenth-century warfare. ..
ISBN 10 : 9781844159154
ISBN 13 : 1844159159
The great siege of Gibraltar was the longest recorded in the annals of the British army. Between 1779 and 1783 a small British force defended the Rock against the Spanish and the F..
ISBN 10 : 9781497617186
ISBN 13 : 1497617189
Since ships first set sail in the Mediterranean, The Rock has been the gate of Fortress Europe. In ancient times, it was known as one of the Pillars of Hercules, and a glance at it..
ISBN 10 : 9780708325155
ISBN 13 : 0708325157
This modern history of Gibraltar updates and enhances scholarship on the Rock’s history by bringing together the author’s extensive archival research and developments in the se..