Jun 4, 2016
In this episode Mick asks previous guest Dr Huw Davies to return to the show to discuss the personal library of the 1st of Duke of Wellington. Huw highlights how the exploration of the Iron Duke's library can hint at what military officers in the 18th and 19th centuries were reading before Clausewitz's famous work was published. Maurice, Comte de Saxe and Henry Lloyd are highlighted as two influential authors of the time.
It is a fascinating subject and the discussion covers battlefields across Britain, France, Spain and India. Mick also makes one of his funnier jokes before confirming Huw's previous definition of "War is..."