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Peter and Dan Snow follow in the footsteps of Wellington's forces in the Peninsular War against the occupying forces of Napoleon. The campaign lasted five years but was ultimately successful, resulting in the expulsion of the French forces from Portugal and Spain.

Peter and Dan visit the sites of Wellington's victories at Vimeiro and Talavera and look at the diaries and journals of the men who fought alongside him as well as Wellington himself.

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30 minutes

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Mon 4 Aug 2008 11:00