ASSAYE is a small village in the
Jalna district of the state of
It became the first real victory for the young general Arthur Wellesley (later Duke of Wellington). 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.
* ^ Boué, Gilles (2002). "Assaye". In Sandler, Stanley. Ground warfare: an international encyclopedia, Volume 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 67. ISBN 978-1-57607-344-5 .