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By C. Esdaile,P. Freeman

For an entire month within the autumn of 1812 the 2,000-strong garrison of the citadel the French had built to overawe town of Burgos defied the Duke of Wellington. during this paintings a number one historian of the Peninsular groups up with a number one clash archaeologist to check the explanations for Wellington's failure.

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