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An Act of Courage

Christmas 1826, and Captain Matthew Hervey of the 6th Light Dragoons is a prisoner of the Spanish, incarcerated in the infamous fortress of Badajoz.

As he plans his escape, his thoughts return to the year 1812 when he was a cornet in Wellington’s Peninsular Army. He and the Sixth had survived Corunna to endure three more years of brutal fighting that would culminate in one of the most vital, and vicious, confrontations of the campaign: the siege of Badajoz… And while Hervey paces his prison cell and relives the bloodshed of battles past, friends from unexpected quarters are rushing to his aid…

Agent: Peter Straus
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