Gi­bral­tar cap­tured

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In the War of the Span­ish Suc­ces­sion, Bri­tish and Dutch forces took Gi­bral­tar from the Span­ish in Au­gust this year af­ter a heavy bom­bard­ment, ful­fill­ing a long-held na­tional de­sire for a naval base in the Mediter­ranean.

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