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Battle Name : Tiebas

Date(s) : 08 February 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Spanish Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


A small but significant action where French troops were attempting to get through to relieve a trapped garrison. A numerically inferior force of Spanish guerrillas inflicted moderate losses while taking few themselves. The relief failed and the garrison of Tafalla surrendered on the 11th. French communications to Madrid were cut.
The wider significance was that over the whole of Spain many tens of thousands of French troops were tied down to keep open lines of communication.


A small town in northern Spain about 11 miles south of Pamplona. (Spain)

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