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Regency Folly: The Walcheren Campaign

The Walcheren Campaign was an unsuccessful British expedition to the Netherlands in 1809 intended to open another front in the Austrian Empire’s struggle with France during the War of the Fifth Coalition. Around 40,000 soldiers, 15,000 horses together with field … Continue reading

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