This talk covers the Battle of Copenhagen in 1807 and the events of the preceding years which led up to it.
The campaign involved the Royal Navy and a substantial Army expeditionary force. One of the British Army Divisions was commanded by Sir Arthur Wellesley, who later became the Duke of Wellington. It was also the first major campaign involving The King’s German Legion, who were part of the British Army but were effectively the Hanoverian Army in exile, since Hanover and the United Kingdom shared the same King.
All Rod’s talks are given to raise funds for charities, in this case for Combat Stress, which provides support and treatment to military veterans with mental health problems to help them tackle the past and take on the future.