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Salamanca Battlefield

Arapiles, Castile and Leon, Spain

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.