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Battle of Salamanca

Date and place

  • July 22nd, 1812 at Arapiles mountains, near Salamanca, Spain.

Involved forces

Casualties and losses

  • French army: 13,000 hommes (6,000 killed or injured (including marshal Marmont and three major-generals), 7,000 prisoners), two eagles, six flags, douze cannons. 
  • Coalition: 5,100 dead or injured (3,100 British, 2,0000 Portuguese, some Spanish). 
Battle of Salamanca (detail)
"Battle of Salamanca" (detail). Author unknown.

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