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Trekkers retrace 1811 march to break siege of Cadiz

Peter Jackson, from the Gibraltar Heritage Trust, who will lead the trek following in the footsteps of soldiers who marched to battle in 1811. Pic by Eyleen Gomez

A group of five men will set off early on Monday morning to complete ‘The Barrosa March’, a journey of over 160km from Getares to Barrosa, following in the footsteps of soldiers who marched to break the siege of Cadiz in 1811 during the Spanish War of Independence. The men, led by locally-based Peter Jackson...

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