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Battle of Køge, 29th August 1807

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Battle of Køge, 29th August 1807

Postby Mark » August 29th, 2013, 11:06 am

Today is the 206th anniversary of the Battle of Køge fought between Britain and Denmark. The Anglo-German forces were commanded by Arthur Wellesley who defeated a Danish-Norwegian force under Joachim Melchior Holten Castenschiold. More about the battle can be read on the following Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_K%C3%B8ge

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Re: Battle of Køge, 29th August 1807

Postby OXFORDMON » August 29th, 2013, 9:51 pm

Read more about this battle, and the campaign as a whole, in 'Defying Napoleon' reviewed here:

viewtopic.php?f=16&t=1193

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Re: Battle of Køge, 29th August 1807

Postby Mark » August 30th, 2013, 12:26 pm

Thanks for the link, Andy! I was going to post something about books on this subject but you must have read my mind! :D

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