Cáceres is lost our army and army is superior. We won this war.
We will fight for our women and children.
I am Andrés Avelino Cáceres, the one in charge of defending our country. I need your help in this war for our families, our children. We have to fight for them. To freedom.
today we will fight for freedom.
On February 5, 1882, in the morning the Chilean troops advanced to the Pampa de Pucara through the mountains.With a force of 3,500 soldiers.
We will show that we can defend our families. To the battle.
Cáceres came to several villages in the mountains and recruited the villagers to fight to defend their nation, their families and their freedom.
For the victory!
The army of Cáceres together with the people prepared for the battle armandose with axes, muskets, waves with an army of 1200 men three times inferior to the Chilean.
We succeeded. We lost many men, they were brave men who defended their families and their country with life.
At 7:15 am the Chilean troops arrived at the pampa de pucara. Armed with muskets and horses ready to face the inferior Peruvian army.
Cáceres with the help of the settlers faces the Chilean army. The Peruvian army was armed with axes and waves in its majority. After half an hour of intense battle. The Chilean army removes the heavy infantry and makes the Peruvian army retreat.
The Peruvian army after retreat builds a powerful offensive and manages to defeat the Chilean army. The battle ends several hours later and Cáceres reorganizes his troops to see the statistics of the combat and then move forward.