The Prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon's Forgotten Soldiers 1809-1814

The Prisoners of Cabrera Napoleon s Forgotten Soldiers After their surrender at the Battle of Bailen French prisoners of war were exiled to the bleak island of Cabrera in the Mediterranean eight miles from Majorca with only the clothes on their

  • Title: The Prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon's Forgotten Soldiers 1809-1814
  • Author: Denis Smith
  • ISBN: 9781568582122
  • Page: 352
  • Format: Hardcover
  • After their surrender at the Battle of Bailen, 12,000 French prisoners of war were exiled to the bleak island of Cabrera in the Mediterranean, eight miles from Majorca, with only the clothes on their backs, no shelter, insufficient fresh water, and no food supply other than the meager rations dropped off intermittently by the Spanish By the time they were repatriated to FAfter their surrender at the Battle of Bailen, 12,000 French prisoners of war were exiled to the bleak island of Cabrera in the Mediterranean, eight miles from Majorca, with only the clothes on their backs, no shelter, insufficient fresh water, and no food supply other than the meager rations dropped off intermittently by the Spanish By the time they were repatriated to France after Napoleon s defeat five years later, their number had dwindled to 2,500 Never before told in English, the story of Cabrera is not only a riveting account of survival and the community formed by these men, but also an intriguing look at the politics of divided Spain during this period.

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