History of War

INTERVENTION IN MEXICO

1 BATTLE OF PUEBLA

5 MAY 1862 PUEBLA CITY

French general Charles de Lorencez leads an army towards Mexico City, but the path is blocked at Puebla. The French attack a fortified Mexican defensive position but are repulsed by republicans

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