Wellington's forgotten victory

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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 200 (January 2005), p. 32-39

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It was one of the most audacious and daring attacks of the Napoleonic Wars. At one stroke, Sir Arthur Wellesley - with a little help from a Portuguese barber - liberated Portugal and sent Marshal Soult, hero of Austerlitz, reeling backwards. Stuart Hadaway uncovers Wellington's forgotten victory