Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 - Chapter 17-18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17-18 Summary

In chapter 17, Lossow is happy for the opportunity to fight the French and rescue Sharpe and his Company. He feels the French are slow and his men and their sabers will have no problem against the French. They make short work of the lancers and take the Company to a safer area where Sharpe wakes up. His wound is bad and has to be cauterized to stop the bleeding. Harper tells him he almost bled to death.

Sharpe sees the German officer and during reintroductions, Sharpe says they must get to Wellington. Lossow says that is a problem because the French are everywhere. They all rest for now and then plan to cross the river.

The siege has not started on Almeida yet in chapter 18, according to Hogan. Wellington and Hogan are looking at a map to decide where the French...

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