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1st French Invasion of Portugal, Battle of Vimeiro, August 21, 1808, 1st Centenary Memorial (1)
The British Expedition under the command of the General Wellesley disembarked at PORTO NOVO. After gathering with the Portuguese troops marched towards LISBOA, defeated the enemy advanced-guards at ROLIÇA, being attacked in this site of VIMEIRO by the French Army commanded by Junot reached upon them a glorious victory.