Clash of Steel
for Military History & Aviation enthusiasts

Translate this Page

Search :


Battle Name : Rosas

Date(s) : 11 July 1808

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , The Peninsular Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Spanish Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


General Reille, commanding a 'thrown together' French division, had been ordered to clear the coast road from France to Barcelona. All attempts to storm the fortified port met with defeat. H.M.S. Montague [74] gave support to the Spanish and landed marines in the harbour.


A fortified port on the Mediterranean coast of northeastern Spain about 10 miles from the Franco-Spanish border. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (5.00%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :