Peninsular War: Results of the War
Results of the War
The Peninsular War immeasurably raised Britain's military prestige and contributed heavily to Napoleon's downfall. The “guerrilla” warfare carried out by irregular Spanish forces added a new term to the military vocabulary and served as a model for future insurgencies. In Latin America the war served as detonator for the independence revolutions of the Spanish colonies.
Sections in this article:
- Results of the War
- Wellesley's Victories and War's End
- The War Continues
- Origin and Occupation
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