THE BATTLE OF ALMANZA 1707
THE BATTLE OF ALMANZA 1707

  Almanza Day is not The Regimental Day of the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, which is Minden Day on the 1st August, nor is it an approved Battle honour, nor is it shared by any other Regiment in the Army as so many others are...

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THE BATTLE OF SALAMANCA 1812
THE BATTLE OF SALAMANCA 1812

  Following the capture by the British and Portuguese of Badajoz and Ciudad Rodrigo, Lord Wellington advanced into Spain. Marshal Marmont commanded the French forces, known as the “Army of Portugal”, which lay across his path...

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THE BATTLE OF MINDEN 1759
THE BATTLE OF MINDEN 1759

  The battle of Minden took place during the Seven Years’ War which broke out in 1756 when the balance of power in Europe was upset and Britain and Prussia were allied against the Empires of France, Austria and Russia. Britain and...

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