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... The Capture of Gibraltar by the Anglo-Dutch forces of the Grand Alliance occurred between 1–3 August 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession ... harbour in the Iberian Peninsula to control the Strait of Gibraltar and facilitate naval operations against the French fleet in the western Mediterranean Sea ... in order to compensate for their lack of success the Allied commanders resolved to capture Gibraltar, the small town on the southern Spanish coast ...
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