Battle of the Douro

The Battle of the Douro, also known as the Second Battle of Oporto, saw Sir Arthur Wellesley’s (later the Duke of Wellington) successful Passage of the River Douro at Oporto in Portugal, on 12th May 1809 during the Peninsular War, forcing Marshal Soult’s French army into headlong and disastrous retreat to Spain. The 14th Light …
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The Battle of Suakin

The headstones of four 20th Hussars cavalry men killed at Battle of Gemaizah in 1888 whose remains were re-interred in the Khartoum Cemetery of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (This image shows the headstones close together, they are actually further apart) Private E. Jordan | Private E. A. Howes | Private C. Thomas | Trumpeter …
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