Badajoz 1812: Wellington's Bloodiest Siege (Campaign Series, 65)

Badajoz 1812: Wellington's Bloodiest Siege (Campaign Series, 65)

Ian Fletcher


The storming of Badajoz used to be an epic motion which concerned Wellington's infantry in the most savage hand-to-hand battling of the complete Peninsular struggle (1812). At appalling price in a nightmare attack in the course of the evening of the 6 April 1812, Wellington's squaddies hacked their far more than the our bodies in their lifeless and wounded and during the massive medieval partitions of town. those have been held with nice tenacity, ability and braveness by way of a resolute French and German garrison. Having stormed the city the battle-crazed military went berserk and the horrors of the sacking which undefined, up to the elegant braveness of the attackers, have handed into legend.

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