Battle of Wandiwash

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Historical Context Note

At the Battle of Wandiwash, in Tamil Nadu in India, Eyre Coote's British army defeats a French force under the Count de Lally. This proved to be a decisive battle of the Seven Years' War, leading the British towards ultimate victory.
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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Wandiwash". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17752, accessed 22 October 2014.]