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Today in History: July 22

Slide 1 of 12: An Anglo-Portuguese army under Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington defeat the French forces of Marshal Auguste Marmont among the hills around Arapiles, south of Salamanca at the Battle of Salamanca during the Peninsular War on 23 July 1812 at Salamanca, Spain.

1812: Battle of Salamanca

During the Peninsular War, English forces under the Duke of Wellington defeats Marshal Auguste Marmont’s French forces, south of Salamanca in Spain.

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