By René Chartrand
This Osprey name information the gruelling Bussaco crusade of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), as French makes an attempt to subdue Portugal reached their climax. by means of 1810, Napoleon reigned very best over such a lot of continental Europe. however the Iberian Peninsula remained unsubdued, quite Portugal, which persevered to withstand. Napoleon ordered Marshal Masséna to overwhelm this resistance with the military of Portugal. significantly bolstered, Masséna's military may force the Portuguese and British into the ocean. dealing with the French have been 60,000 British and Portuguese troops. No-one knew how the Portuguese may practice in conflict, yet on 27 September 1810, they got their baptism of fireplace.
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Bussaco 1810: Wellington defeats Napoleon's Marshals by René Chartrand