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The Peninsular War: Let's bivouac

Hosted by the Consul of the Lisbon Portugal Explorers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 20 May 10:00 - 15:00

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The Battle of Vimeiro Protected content Protected content fought between the Anglo-Portuguese Army, under General Arthur Wellesley (later known as the Duke of Wellington) and the French Army, under Major-General Jean-Andoche Junot, near the village of Vimeiro (Portuguese pronunciation: [viˈmɐjɾu]), near Lisbon, Portugal during the Peninsular War. This battle put an end to the first French invasion of Portugal.

This year Vimeiro celebrates Protected content , so let's go to Vimeiro and celebrate with the troops, either British, French or Portuguese, it doesn't matter anymore, as today we are all Europeans!

On the 20 May, sunday, there will be a bivouac exhibition on the fields. Be prepared to do some walking on rough terrain.

BIVOUAC - A bivouac shelter is any of a variety of improvised camp site or shelter that is usually of a temporary nature, used especially by soldiers