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Battle of Salamanca
Date and place
July 22nd, 1812 at Arapiles mountains, near Salamanca, Spain.
French army (47,000 men) under Marshal
Auguste Frederic Louis Viesse de Marmont, Duke of Ragusa
English-Portuguese-Spanish coalition (50,000 men) under General
Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington
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). Author unknown.
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