Events for Friday 16th March 2012
On This Day in History
Siege of Badajoz16th March 1812
From the middle of March until mid-April 1812 Arthur Wellesley, the newly appointed Earl of Wellington, and his Anglo Portuguese army besieged the formidable fortress of Badajoz. This was the second siege of the new year in what was at the time referred to as struggle for ‘The Keys of Spain’.
Taking it FurtherThe Peninsular Collection - The Keys of Spain
The Keys of Spain – Siege Warfare is the next DVD in The Peninsular Collection from BHTV and Pen and Sword Digital. Building on events described in the Salamanca DVD, the BHTV team explain the siege warfare tactics of the British and the French during the period and explore the… Read more...Only £12.99 at Pen & Sword Books.