The Redcoat History Podcast

The Peninsular War: Wellington and the Lines of Torres Vedras

March 15, 2021

It is 1810 and the French are invading Portugal once again. Can they kick the pesky Redcoats out of the Peninsular for good?

In the latest Redcoat History Podcast (Season 3), we are talking all about the Lines of Torres Vedras - the amazing engineering feat that allowed Wellington and his small army to defeat the French.

I am joined on the show by Mark Thompson - author of numerous books about the Peninsular including a number that cover the lines. Mark is also involved with the Friends of the Lines of Torres Vedras whose website is

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