Sharpe's War

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War Documentary hosted by Graham McTavish, published by History Channel in 2003 - English narration

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Best-selling author Bernard Cornwell presents the history of the Peninsular War, the setting for his famous Sharpe novels.

[edit] Napoleons Great Mistake

Bernard Cornwell explores the background to the Peninsular War, the field of battle where Napoleon's troops first encountered the military genius of the Duke of Wellington. The emperor's decision to place his own brother on the Spanish throne plunged the country into conflict - which the British were quick to enter.

[edit] To the Lines of Torres Vedras

The Lines of Torres Vedras, a network of fortified defences built by the Duke of Wellington, which forced Napoleon's troops to beat a bitter retreat from the gates of Lisbon during the Peninsular War.

[edit] The Spanish Ulcer

Bernard Cornwell examines how Napoleon redirected his troops away from Spain, allowing Wellington to seize victory at Salamanca.

[edit] Over the Pyrenees

Exploring how Wellington finally drove the French out of Spain and across the Pyrenees. Abandoned loot made many British soldiers wealthy, and Napoleon was forced to abdicate.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L3.1
  • Video Bitrate: 1400 Kbps
  • Video Resolution: 720x540
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • Frames Per Second: 25
  • Audio Codec: HE-AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 128 Kbps ABR 48KHz
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 50 mins
  • Framerate: 25 FPS
  • Number Of Parts: 4
  • Part Size: 536 MB (average)
  • Source: PDTV
  • Encoded by: JungleBoy

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