Royal Navy and the Peruvian-Chilean War 1879 - 1881

Royal Navy and the Peruvian-Chilean War 1879 - 1881

Rudolf de Lisle's Diaries and Watercolors

 
Publication date:
May 2009
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Editor :
Gerard de Lisle
Language:
English
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Overview
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This beautifully presented book captures the spirit of a little known war where the Royal Navy played a peripheral but crucial role. The power of the British Empire was at its height, thanks to the reach of the Royal Navy and officers from that service who often found themselves far from home and in positions of power way beyond their rank.