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Battle of Pucará

Battle of Pucará

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Battle of Pucará
Part of War of the Pacific
DateFebruary 5, of 1882
LocationPucará, Junín-Perú
Resultundecided
Belligerents
Chile Peru
Commanders and leaders
Chile Colonel Estanislao del CantoPeru General Andrés Avelino Cáceres
Strength
2,0001,230
Casualties and losses
13 killed, 17 wounded21 killed, 24 wounded

The Battle of Pucará (Spanish: Batalla de Pucará) was fought on February 5, 1882, during the Sierra Campaign of the War of the Pacific. With a two-to-one superiority in numbers and even more in artillery, the Chilean army under the command of ColonelEstanislao del Canto was unable to destroy the little Peruvian army of General Cáceres, and withdrew to the town of Pucará leaving the Peruvian army to continue its strategic retreat.









Fuente:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pucar%C3%A1

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