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Peninsular

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The Peninsular Campaign.

Fought across much of Portugal and Spain between 1808 and 1814.

Much information on this wiki page and this site.

(The second site is by Andrew Jackson, who also maintains the excellent http://www.pals.org.uk site about the Accrington Pals)


See also Duke of Wellington, Napoleon, Frog, French, Sharpe and Yet another occasion when the slovenly Frogs were given a richly deserved slapping

Battles in chronological order:

Talavera

Fuentes Onoro

Badajoz

Salamanca


Not to be confused with some little scrap the Spams had between themselves in the American Civil War.