Albuera: The bloodiest battle of the Peninsular War — Redcoat History

The Battle of Albuera, fought on the 16th of May 1811, is considered to be the bloodiest fought during the entire Peninsular War. Other battles such as Talavera saw a bigger total of dead and wounded, but as a percentage of those engaged the casualty figures at Albuera are shocking – one battalion losing 85% of its manpower with many others not far behind.

Albuera: The bloodiest battle of the Peninsular War

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