The Info List - Assaye

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is a small village in the Jalna district
Jalna district
of the state of Maharashtra
in western India. The village was the location of the Battle of Assaye
Battle of Assaye
in 1803, fought between the Maratha Empire
Maratha Empire
and the British East India
Company. It became the first real victory for the young general Arthur Wellesley (later Duke of Wellington).[1] Here he commanded a vastly outnumbered combined force of British and Sepoy regiments against a mixed modernised and tribal Maratha army. He always described this as his greatest military victory. References[edit]

^ Boué, Gilles (2002). "Assaye". In Sandler, Stanley. Ground warfare: an international encyclopedia, Volume 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 67. ISBN 978-1-57607-344-5. 

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