Arthur Wellesley And The Napoleonic War

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The Napoleonic Wars, which Clausewitz was involved in, produced a number of commanders from various nations including the Russia, Prussia, Britain, France, Spain, Austria and the United States. During this period of time, though fighting was not constant, there was a great deal of development in the form of machinery and uniforms. This series of events produced the first Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, the famed and renowned commander of the British army. Arthur Wellesley was a Field Marshal, which since 1736 has been the highest rank that can be achieved in the British army. He was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1769 and at the age of 18 joined the army. Through his early participation in wars such as that against the French in Flanders,

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