Fishguard Fiasco

    Fishguard Fiasco

    An Account of the Last Invasion of Britain

    John S Kinross

    Logaston 2007

    Paperback 128pp Illustrated

    9781904396680   Product Code: 19908

    With revolutionary fervour and help from Irish republicans, the French mounted an invasion of Britain in February 1797. The troops landing at Fishguard in Pembrokeshire were designed to divert attention from a larger force attacking Ireland but this contingent failed to arrive leaving the intended assault on Bristol, via Wales, an isolated and forlorn effort. This history explains the circumstances of the invasion and how it was put down by a handful of local militia.

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