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The Duke of Wellington made his military reputation not in fighting Napoleon's armies in the Peninsular War or at Waterloo - but in a series of colonial campaigns in the early days of British rule in India. Wellington - then Colonel Sir Arthur Wellesley - arrived in British-ruled Bengal in 1797 and over the next seven years fought a series of engagements, including sieges and pitched battles, against such foes as the bandit chief Dhoondiah Waugh, and the Mahratta confederacy, . He was uniformally successful and left India a ...

Wellington's Campaigns in India 2015, Naval & Military Press

ISBN-13: 9781845743307

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