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The prisoners of Cabrera

Napoleon"s forgotten soldiers, 1809-1814
  • 219 Pages
  • 4.48 MB
  • English
Four Walls Eight Windows , New York
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Relations with soldiers, Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Prisoners and prisons, Spanish, Prisoners of war -- France -- History -- 19th century, Prisoners of war -- Spain -- Cabrera Island -- History -- 19th century, Cabrera Island (Spain) -- Hi


Cabrera Island (Spain), France, Spain, Cabrera I

StatementDenis Smith.
LC ClassificationsDC231 .S53 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 219 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3947046M
ISBN 101568582129
LC Control Number2001033899

The Prisoners of Cabrera is written in clear, scholarly prose. Smith does not overly sensationalize a The prisoners of Cabrera book that really needs no such embellishments.

Nor does Smith exhibit a false sense of outrage. It is incredible to me that the story of Cabrera has never received full-length treatment by: 1.

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After their surrender at the Battle of Bailen, 12, French pris 4/5(9). Smith, Denis. The Prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon's Forgotten Soldiers, New York: Four Wall Eight Windows, Pages. ISBN# Hardcover. $ For five years, from toa tiny sun-baked rock in the Balearic islands off Spain served as a prisoner of war camp for some 9, French (and allied) soldiers.

THE PRISONERS OF CABRERA: Napoleon's Forgotten Soldiers, – Dennis Smith, Author, Denis Smith, Author. Four Walls Eight Windows $24 (p) ISBN The true hero of the book is, perhaps, Don Antonio Desbrull, the liberal Spanish commissioner for Cabrera who almost single-handedly did what he could, often at the risk of his life an fortune, to alleviate the sufferings of the prisoners/5(5).

The Prisoners Of Cabrera will delight readers by its beautiful prose, and Smith's careful research and the importance of the subject matter will impress scholars. Smith bases his account on memoirs by French survivors and secondary works in Spanish but also includes important materials gleaned from British, French, and Spanish archives to Pages: Cabrera was a desert island measuring two by three miles, and its only structure was a miserable little fort.

One prisoner called the place a “horrible solitude populated only by lizards.” The prisoners (there were approximately 5, on the island at any one time). Get this from a library.

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The prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon's forgotten soldiers, [Denis Smith] -- The story of twelve thousand French prisoners held on a Spanish island for five years. Imprisoned In Cabrera. Two hundred years ago in Spain, with the help of Britain, won a decisive battle within the Peninsular War against Napoleon Bonaparte‘s the French army’s defeat at the Battle of Bailén (Baylen), the captured army was first marched to Cadiz, with many harassed and murdered on the way.

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Cabrera (Spanish pronunciation: [kaˈβɾeɾa], Catalan pronunciation: [kəˈβɾeɾə], Latin: Capraia) is an island in the Balearic Islands, Spain, located in the Mediterranean Sea off the southern coast of is a National Park. The highest point is Na Picamosques ( m). Cabrera is the largest island of the small archipelago that includes (from south to north) the islands of Autonomous community: Balearic Islands.

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In French. Public domain. Title translates to "Prisoners of Cabrera: Memories of a Corporal of Grenadiers () Published by Comte Fleury". Library For All books are developed to suit a broad range of reader ability.

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government detained nearly half a million Nazi prisoners of war in camps across the country. Paperback Scarborough House; ISBN: Martial Justice: The Last Mass Execution in the United States (Bluejacket Books Series). Cabrera Archipelago National Park is situated to the south of Mallorca, ten nautical miles from the nearest Majorcan port.

The protected area covers hectares of which are marine based and the rest being the small islands of the archipelago: Cabrera Gran, Illa des Conills, Na Redona, Illa des Fonoll, Na Plana, Na Pobra, L’Imperial, Na Foradada, L’illot Pla, L’Estell de Fora.

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Failure to follow these will rules will often result in a. It was an incredibly harsh prison and perhaps half of prisoners landed on Cabrera died there. Hunger, exposure and disease took an incredible toll. Smith’s narrative is fast-paced (indeed the book is just pages long) and reads more like a novel than history.

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