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Books Books 1 - 6 of 6 on Passo d'Arcos to the nearest part of the second line was 24 miles ; from the first....
" Passo d'Arcos to the nearest part of the second line was 24 miles ; from the first line it was two marches, but the principal routes led through Lisbon, where means to retard the enemy were prepared. " Of these stupendous lines, the second, whether for... "
Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Spain and Portugal - Page 171
1865
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History of the War in the Peninsula, and in the South of France ..., Volume 1

William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1867
...rear-guard to resist any force. From Passo d'Arcos to the nearest part of the second line was twenty-four miles ; from, the first line it was two marches, but...violence of the enemy and enable the army to take up its ground on the second line without hurry or pressure ; but while Massena remained inactive on...
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History of the War in the Peninsula: And in the South of France ..., Volume 3

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1851
...rear-guard to resist any force. From Passo d'Arcos to the nearest part of the second line was twenty-four miles; from the first line it was two marches, but...prepared. Of these stupendous lines, the second,. siLetlier.ioc^teaiStt'.. or importance, was the principal ;- tb» etbess-were .appendages,— the third...
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England Under the Revolution and the House of Hanover 1688 to 1820

James Birchall - Great Britain - 1876
...forced embarkation, extended from Passo d'Arcos on the Tagus, to the Tower of Junquera on the coast.. Of these stupendous lines, the second, whether for...principal ; the others were appendages ; the third, which lay between Lisbon and the end of the promontory, being simply an intrenched camp. All the works...
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Outlines of Military Geography

Thomas Miller Maguire - Military art and science - 1899 - 359 pages
...designed to cover an embarkation with fewer troops if such an operation should be delayed by bad weather. Of these stupendous lines, the second, whether for...the principal, the others were appendages, the third being a mere place of refuge. Five roads practicable for guns pierced the first line of defence; two...
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Wellington's Operations in the Peninsula (1808-1814)

Lewis William George Butler - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1904
...deep ditches defied an escalade, and were armed to enable a rearguard to resist any force. From Passo d'Arcos to the nearest part of the second line was...violence of the enemy, and enable the army to take up its ground on the second line without hurry or pressure ; but while Massena remained on the frontier,...
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Outlines of Military Geography (Classic Reprint)

T. Miller Maguire - History - 2017 - 382 pages
...designed to cover an embarkation with fewer troops if such an operation should be delayed by bad weather. Of these stupendous lines, the second, whether for...the principal, the others were appendages, the third being a mere place of refuge. Five roads practicable for guns pierced the first line of defence ; two...
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