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19 Sep 2022 8:33 p.m. PST
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Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2021 7:12 p.m. PST

The outline of the series of polls is proposed in this post:
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What up is your favourite land battle of the Peninsular Campaign, including the pursuit into France (1807–1814)?

Starting nominations:
* Battle of Bailén, 19 July 1808
* Battle of Vimeiro, 21 August 1808
* Battle of Corunna, 16 January 1809
* Battle of Talavera, 27–28 July 1809
* Battle of Ocaña, 19 November 1809
* Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, 3–5 May 1811
* Battle of Albuera, 16 May 1811
* Battle of Salamanca, 22 July 1812
* Battle of Vitoria, 21 June 1813
* Battle of Nivelle, 10 November 1813
* Battle of Orthez, 27 February 1814
* Battle of Toulouse, 10 April 1814

If there is another Napoleonic land battle that is your favourite from this campaign, please nominate it.

BillyNM30 Jun 2021 9:12 p.m. PST


von Winterfeldt30 Jun 2021 9:58 p.m. PST


Martin Rapier30 Jun 2021 10:45 p.m. PST

Bussaco. My go to Napoleonic rules test scenario.

HMS Exeter01 Jul 2021 12:11 a.m. PST


Dexter Ward01 Jul 2021 12:45 a.m. PST

Albuera. Always seems to give an exciting game

Musketballs01 Jul 2021 12:49 a.m. PST

2nd Porto, 12th May 1809

Prince of Essling01 Jul 2021 4:27 a.m. PST

Saguntum or Gebora.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian01 Jul 2021 5:14 a.m. PST


Brechtel198 Supporting Member of TMP01 Jul 2021 6:14 a.m. PST


Ruchel01 Jul 2021 7:45 a.m. PST


MarbotsChasseurs01 Jul 2021 8:45 a.m. PST

Battle of Ocaña, 19 November 1809

IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP01 Jul 2021 8:48 a.m. PST

Castalla, 1813.

Peter L01 Jul 2021 5:06 p.m. PST


Tortorella Supporting Member of TMP01 Jul 2021 6:39 p.m. PST

Tamames 1809

Ravenfeeder02 Jul 2021 2:45 a.m. PST


Gazzola In the TMP Dawghouse04 Jul 2021 5:04 a.m. PST

They all have elements of interest but three that spring to mind first when considering the Peninsular actions:

Medina De Rio Seco

Dukewilliam06 Jul 2021 6:46 p.m. PST


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