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❴PDF / Epub❵ ☉ Spanish soldiers during the Napoleonic wars 1797-1808: From the Vinkhuijzen collection of military uniforms (Soldiers, Weapons & Uniforms NAP) Author Luca Stefano Cristini – 18th-century.co In the late 18th century Bourbon ruled Spain had an alliance with Bourbon ruled France and therefore did not have to fear a land war Its only serious enemy was Britain which had a powerful Royal Navy;In the late 18th century Bourbon ruled Spain had an alliance with Bourbon ruled France and therefore did not have to fear a land war Its only serious enemy was Britain which had a powerful Royal Navy; Spain therefore concentrated its resources on its Navy When the French Revolution overthrew the Bourbons a land war with France became a danger which the king tried to avoid The Spanish Army was ill prepared The officer corps was selected primarily on the basis of royal patronage rather than merit About a third of the junior officers had bee.

N promoted from the ranks and they did have talent but they had few opportunities for promotion or leadership The rank and file were poorly trained peasants Elite units included foreign regiments of Irishmen Italians Swiss and Walloons in addition to elite artillery and engineering units Euipment was old fashioned and in disrepair The army lacked its own horses oxen and mules for transportation so these auxiliaries were operated by civilians who might run away if conditions looked bad In combat small units fought well but their old fashio.

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