British fiasco at Buenos Aires

Andrade Jr., Ernest
December 1997
Military History;Dec97, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p58
Evaluates how the Spanish had offered little resistance when the British invaded the viceroyalty of La Plata in June 1807, but when forced to swear allegiance to King George III, the colonials took matters into their own hands. How the British Admiral Sir Home Riggs Popham decided to invade Rio de Plata (now Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay); How Brigadier General William Carr Beresford lead the assault on Buenos Aires in 1806; British army's defeat in Buenos Aires.


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