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Malborghetto Blockhouse

Battle Name : Malborghetto Blockhouse

Date(s) : 14 May 1809 - 17 May 1809

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Austrian Campaign 1809 ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The French attacked this strongly fortified position which the Austrians held with determination. The Austrian casualties included 350 dead. Given the desperation of the Austrians and the length of the engagement the French reported casualties of 80 men dead and wounded are totally unbelievable


A village in northeastern Italy just south of the Austrian border about 7 miles west of Tarviso. (Italy)

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400 (100.00%)