The Battle of Puebla was an inspirational event for Mexico during the war, and it proved a stunning revelation to the rest of the world which had largely expected a rapid victory for French arms.  The victory filled the government of Benito Juarez with high hopes. Zaragoza received the thanks of congress, and was awarded a sword.
May 3, 2013 · Drama History War On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico. Director Rafa Lara Writer Rafa Lara Stars Christian Vazquez Angélica Aragón Liz Gallardo See production, box office & company info Watch on Pantaya
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The Battle of Puebla took place on 5 May 1862, near Puebla City in Mexico. It was part of the "Second French intervention in Mexico". The Mexican Army won over the occupying French soldiers. The French eventually overran the Mexicans in other battles.
Battle of Puebla, (May 5, 1862), battle fought at Puebla, Mexico, between the army of the liberal government headed by Benito Juárez and the French forces sent by Napoleon III to establish a French satellite state in Mexico. The battle, which ended in a Mexican victory, is celebrated in the national calendar of Mexican holidays as Cinco de Mayo (5th of May). The route taken by the French ...
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6.1 2 h 6 min 2013 R. On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico. This film chronicles the story of Mexico's Battle of Puebla, the most important battle in Mexico's history.
The Battle of 2 de Abril was fought on April 2, 1867, in and around the city of Puebla, Puebla. It was one of the major military actions in the Franco-Mexican War between elements of the Mexican Army of the Republic commanded by General Porfirio Díaz and troops in the service of the Mexican Empire composed of Mexican imperialist soldiers.