"Provides a detailed survey of the raiding parties that occupied Alcantara in 1809, becoming one of the most successful anti-French operations in history."
- James A. Cox, "The Midwest Book Review"
About the Author
Rene Chartrand was born in Montreal and educated in Canada, the United States and the Bahamas. A senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He has written numerous articles and books including over 30 Osprey titles. He lives in Gatineau, Quebec, with his wife and two sons.