Orgins of the Campaign; Chronology; Opposing Commanders; Opposing Armies; Opposing Plans Massna invades northern Portugal; The Siege of Almeida; Wellington on the defensive; The Battle of Bussaco; Aftermath; The Battlefield today; Bibliography; Index
Rene Chartrand was born in Montreal and educated in Canada, the United States and the Bahamas. A senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He has written numerous articles and books including almost 20 Osprey titles and the first two volumes of Canadian Military Heritage. He lives in Hull, Quebec, with his wife and two sons. Patrice Courcelle, born in northern France in 1950, has been a professional illustrator for some 20 years. His previous work for Osprey includes MAA 328 and 335 Emigre & Foreign Troops in British Service Vols. 1 and 2, Campaign 76 Ticonderoga 1758 and Campaign 79 Louisbourg 1758.