Richard Sharpe and the Defense of Portugal, Christmas 1812Book - 1994
"Newly promoted, Major Richard Sharpe is given the task of rescuing a group of well-born woman, held hostage high in the mountains by a rabble of deserters. And one of the renegades is Sergeant Hakeswill, Sharpe's bitter enemy. Sharpe has only the support of his own company and the new Rocket Troop - the last word in military incompetence - but he cannot afford to contemplate defeat. For to surrender or to fail would mean an end of the war for the Allied armies...."--Back cover.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1994, c1984
Branch Call Number: Pbk COR
Characteristics: 347p. : map ; 20 cm. paperback