DEATH BEFORE GLORY : THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN THE WEST INDIES IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY AND NAPOLEONIC WARS 1793-1815.
240pp., 30 illus. 2015.
Martin Howard describes the entirety of the British campaigns in the region between 1793 and 1815. He also focuses on the human experience of the men – the climate and living conditions, the rations and diet, military discipline and training, the treatment of the wounded and the impact of disease.