Napoleonic Wars

Military History Campaign Studies

Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley CB DSO PhD MA FRHistS

From The Napoleonic Wars to The Balkans

Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley has presented the following for Campaign Studies, Battlefield Tours & Staff Rides

(Please use the Contact Form for booking engagements: Guest Speaker Lecturer on Military History)


The American Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War

British weapons and tactics, 1775 – 1783

The Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775

The Siege of Yorktown, 1781

The American Revolutionary War

Napoleonic Wars

Napoleon’s Campaign in Germany, 1806
Battle of Jena Battle of Auerstadt
Napoleon’s Spring Campaign in Germany, 1813
Battle of Lutzen Battle of Bautzen
Napoleon’s Autumn Campaign in Germany, 1813 (Lectures/Study only)
Battle of Dresden
Battles of a of Kulm and the Katzbach
Battle of Dresden

The American Revolutionary War

Wellington’s Campaign in Spain, 1813

The march to Vitoria - The Battle of Vitoria
The Pursuit to the Frontier - The Battle of Roncevalles
The Battle of Sorauren - The Siege of Pamplona
The Siege of San Sebastian - The Crossing of the idassoa
The Heights of Vera


The American Revolutionary War

The Campaign of Waterloo, 1815

The Battle of Ligny

The Battle of Quatre Bras

The Battle of Waterloo

The American Revolutionary War

The War of 1812 in North America

The Detroit Campaign, 1812 (Lectures/Study only)

The Battle of Queenston Heights, 1812

The Battle of Lundy’s Lane, 1814

The Attack on Fort Eire, 1814

The American Revolutionary War

The American Civil War

First and Second Bull Run/Manassas Junction
The Seven Days
The Wilderness
Gettysburg and Vicksburg

the great war

The Great War, 1914-1919

The Battle of Mons, 1914
The Battles around Ypres, 1914 – 1918
Mametz Wood, July 1916
Operation Michael – the German Offensive, March – May 1918
The First tank-on-tank battle, Villers Bretonneaux, 1918
The Somme, 1918
The 2nd Battle of the Marne, 1918
The Battle of Amiens, 1918
St Quentin and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line, 1918

The Second World War

The Second World War

Guderian on the Meuse, 1940
Dunkirk, 1940

The Normandy campaign, 1944

Sword beach and inland
Omaha and Utah beaches
The US and British airborne landings Operation

Operation Aintree
Operation Epsom
Operation Perch
Operation Bluecoat
Operation Jupiter
Operation Cobra
Operation Totalize
Operation Tractable

The Closing of the Falaise Gap

Patton on the Meuse, 1944
Operation Market Garden, 1944

The German Offensive
in the Ardennes, 1944 – 1945

The Reichswald Campaign – Operation Veritable, 1945

Seelow Heights, 1945

The Balkan War

The Balkan Wars, 1991 – 1996

The Siege of Gorazde, 1995