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Battle Name : Gaëta
Date(s) : 28 May 1815 - 08 August 1815
Outcome : A victory for Allied Forces over Neapolitan Forces
Land battle : Sea battle : Air combat : Seige :
Summary : This very strong fortress, its garrison commanded by Maresciallo di Campo Begani, a devoted follower of Murat, was stoutly but pointlessly defended. The sea side was blockaded by a British naval squadron. 1,762 men were left to be taken prisoner at the surrender.
Location : A fortress on Italy's western coast between Naples and Rome.
In modern day : Italy[click for more details...]