4th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

4th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 4th Infantry Division is a regular British Army division with a long history having been present at the Peninsular War the Crimean War, the First World War, and during the Second World War. The 4th Division was originally formed in 1809 by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, as part of the Anglo-Portuguese Army, for service in the Peninsula War. It fought in the Battle of Talavera and the Battle of Salamanca, Battle of Badajoz (1812) and the Battle of Roncesvalles (1813), Battle of Vitoria, Battle of the Pyrenees, Battle of Orthez, Battle of Toulouse (1814).At the Battle of Waterloo it was tasked with holding Wellington's right flank and, with the exception of its 4th brigade, took no active part in the fighting, but did capture the town of Cambrai afterwards.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 358g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135760106
  • 9786135760101