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Battle Name : Villaviciosa

Date(s) : 09 December 1710

Part of : The War of the Spanish Succession ,

Outcome : A victory for Allied Army [Spain] over Spanish and French Army

Type of battle : Land


General Stahremberg commanding the Imperial troops [14,000] retreating from Madrid towards Navarre turned to give battle to his pursuers [20,000]. He inflicted considerable casualties, gained a technical victory but had to continue his retreat.