About Bussaco Battlefield
Bussaco Battlefield in Portugal was the site of a British-Portuguese victory against the French during the Peninsular War.
The Battle of Bussaco took place on 27 September 1810 and the allies were led by the Duke of Wellington. Visitors can see the headquarters of the French Marshal André Masséna and also visit the nearby military museum.
The Talavera Battlefield Monument commemorates the first major victory won by the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsular War.
Albuera Battlefield was the site of one of the battles of the Peninsula War in 1811.
Fort Conception is a seventeenth century Spanish fort which served as a British base during the Peninsular War.
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