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By Mike Chappell

The formation of the King's German Legion resulted from the profession of Hanover, their place of origin, by way of the French in 1803. After various expeditions together with Copenhagen in 1807 and Moore's retreat to Corunna, the Legion joined Sir Arthur Wellesley within the Peninsula. It was once the following that they have been to earn timeless renown because the crack corps of Wellington's military. The Legion represented approximately 20% of Wellington's struggling with energy and distinct itself in the entire significant activities, together with their recognized cost at Garcia Hernandez in the course of the Salamanca crusade (1812), which was once fought throughout the Peninsular conflict (1808-1814).

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