About Salamanca Battlefield
The Salamanca Battlefield was the site of the Battle of Salamanca, a major clash in the Peninsular Wars, part of the Napoleonic Wars.
On 22 July 1812, the Duke of Wellington led the combined British, Spanish and Portuguese army to victory over the French forces led by Marshal Auguste Marmont.
There is a small monument on the Salamanca Battlefield commemorating this historic event.
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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