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The Storming Of The Fortress At Ciudad Rodrigo, Perched On A Rocky Rise On The R ...

The Storming Of The Fortress At Ciudad Rodrigo, Perched On A Rocky Rise On The R ...

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Source: photographer Based in: Spain

Description: The storming of the fortress at Ciudad Rodrigo, perched on a rocky rise on the right bank of the River Ɓgueda in the province of Salamanca, in western Spain. A key border fortress, it was the site of a 10-day siege by the Duke of Wellington and its capture from the French opened up the invasion of Spain in 1812.

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