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Invasion of Minorca (1781) Jesse Russell

Invasion of Minorca (1781)

Jesse Russell

Published May 18th 2012
ISBN : 9785512729731
Paperback
136 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Franco-Spanish conquest of Minorca from its British defenders in February 1782, after the Siege of Fort St. Philip lasting over five months, was an important step in the achievement of Spains aims inMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Franco-Spanish conquest of Minorca from its British defenders in February 1782, after the Siege of Fort St. Philip lasting over five months, was an important step in the achievement of Spains aims in its alliance with France against Britain during the American War of Independence. The ultimate result was the ceding of the island to Spain in the Treaty of Paris in 1783.