The Redcoat History Podcast

Horror in the Breaches: The Storming of Badajoz during the Peninsular War (Ep.30)

June 14, 2021

The Third Siege of Badajoz during the Peninsular War was a brutal and bloody affair. It was a huge test for Wellington and his British and Portuguese troops. They had failed twice before, could they finally capture this immense fortress that protects the southern route between Portugal and Spain?

Join Christian Parkinson aka @redcoathistory as he continues his deep dive into the history of the Peninsular War fought in Portugal, Spain and France between 1808 and 1814. It is an epic tale that saw the allied armies push back and defeat the might of Napoleon. 

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