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Battle of Kursk

                                               

Battle of Leipzig

The Battle of Leipzig or Battle of the Nations was a battle between Napoleon I and his army and an allied force of several nations. It happened on October 16-19 in 1813. Napoeon’s army had been defeated and depleted in the French invasion of Russ ...

                                               

Battle of Little Round Top

The Battle of Little Round Top was part of the Battle of Gettysburg. It occurred on July 2, 1863. The troops under Joshua Chamberlain, the 20th Maine, formed the left flank for the Confederate troops. They repelled several charges by the Confeder ...

                                               

Battle of Mactan

The Battle of Mactan was fought in the Philippines on April 27, 1521. It was the first time the Filipino people fought back against the Spanish invaders led by Ferdinand Magellan. Led by the chief Lapu-Lapu, they attacked the Spanish at Punta Eng ...

                                               

Battle of Manzikert

The Battle of Manzikert, or Malazgirt. Its result was one of the most decisive defeats of the Byzantine Empire and the capture of the Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes. The Battle of Manzikert played an important role in breaking the Byzantin ...

                                               

Battle of Messines

The Battle of Messines was a battle which happened in the Western front of the First World War. It began on 7 June 1917 when the British Second Army, which was commanded by General Herbert Plumer, attacked near the village of Mesen in West Flande ...

                                               

Battle of Miani

The Battle of Miani was a battle between British forces under Sir Charles Napier and the Talpur rulers of Sindh.

                                               

Battle of Mine Creek

The Battle of Mine Creek was a battle in the American Civil War. In total, 1.300 people were killed. The battle was fought in Linn County, Kansas.

                                               

Battle of Mutina

The Battle of Mutina took place on 21 April 43 BC between the forces loyal to the Senate under Consuls Gaius Vibius Pansa and Aulus Hirtius, supported by the legions of Caesar Octavian, and the Caesarian legions of Mark Antony which were besiegin ...

                                               

Battle of Nashville

                                               

Battle of Palma

The Battle of Palma is an ongoing battle over control of the city of Palma in Mozambique, between the Mozambique Defence Armed Forces, other Mozambican security forces and private military companies, and Islamist terrorists reportedly associated ...

                                               

Battle of Palmito Ranch

                                               

Battle of Patay

The Battle of Patay was an important battle in the Hundred Years War between the French and the English in north-central France. The French won and the English lost badly. Many men in the English longbow corps died. Many English leaders of the ba ...

                                               

Battle of Pea Ridge

The Battle of Pea Ridge was a battle which happened during the American Civil War. It was fought on March 7th and 8th, 1862 in Arkansas. The Confederates lost the battle.

                                               

Battle of Perryville

                                               

Battle of Poitiers (1356)

The Battle of Poitiers was one of the three most important victories for England over France in the Hundred Years War. Edward, the Black Prince led the English who captured King John II of France during the battle.

                                               

Battle of Polygon Wood

The Battle of Polygon Wood was a small battle that took place in World War I. It happened during the second part of the Battle of Passchendaele. Most of the battle was fought in an area named Polygon Wood, near Ypres, Belgium.

                                               

Battle of Princeton

The Battle of Princeton was a battle during the American Revolution. It was fought in January of 1777 near Princeton, New Jersey. The battle came a week after the Battle of Trenton, where General George Washington had led the Continental Army to ...

                                               

Battle of Rhandeia

The Battle of Rhandeia was a battle fought between Armenia and Parthia against the Roman Empire. It was fought just after the Mithridatic Wars. The Romans were led by Lucius Caesennius Paetus. They were defeated by the Parthian-Armenian army led ...

                                               

Battle of Rimini (1944)

The Battle of Rimini was a battle during World War II. It happened between 13 and 21 September 1944 in Rimini in Italy. The battle was part of Operation Olive. This was the main Allied attack on the Gothic Line in August and September 1944. This ...

                                               

Battle of Santa Rosa

The Battle of Santa Rosa was a battle between the forces of Costa Rica and those of Nicaragua. It was one of the most important battles in the history of Costa Rica. The battle took place on March 20, 1856 at Santa Rosa, Costa Rica.

                                               

Battle of Seven Pines

The Battle of Seven Pines was a battle of the American Civil War. It was fought on May 31st and June 1st, 1862. It is sometimes called the Battle of Fair Oaks. The Confederate army tried to overwhelm part of the Union army. The Union army won the ...

                                               

Battle of Shiroyama

The Battle of Shiroyama took place on 24 September 1877, in Kagoshima, Japan. It was the final battle of the Satsuma Rebellion against the Imperial Japanese Army. The battle ended in the death of the Revolts leader, Saigō Takamori, and the destru ...

                                               

Battle of Singapore

The Battle of Singapore was a battle of World War II from 8 to 15 February, 1942. Japan captured the British naval base in Singapore, built as a protectionary agent for dominions in the Pacific. Japan defeated the inadequate forces at Singapore, ...

                                               

Battle of Sluys

The Battle of Sluys was an early and important naval battle of the Hundred Years War. The English attacked near the port of Sluis and destroyed most of the French fleet. This made it impossible for France to invade England. Nearly all the fightin ...

                                               

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House was part of the Overland Campaign of the American Civil War. It was fought from May 8 to May 21, 1864. After the Battle of the Wilderness, Union commander Ulysses S. Grant decided to march south to get betwe ...

                                               

Battle of Stony Lake

The Battle of Stony Lake was the third and last engagement of Henry Hastings Sibleys 1863 campaign against the Santee, Yankton, Yanktonai and Teton Sioux in Dakota Territory.

                                               

Battle of the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II to defeat the Germans in 1945. The British Royal Navy repeated the blockade of Germany of World War I, and Germany repeated its attempt to blockade Britain by ...

                                               

Battle of the Badlands

The Battle of the Badlands was fought in Dakota Territory, in what is now western North Dakota, between the United States army led by Brigadier general Alfred Sully and the Lakota, Yanktonai, and the Dakota Indian tribes. The battle was fought Au ...

                                               

Battle of the Catalaunian Plains

The Battle of the Catalaunian Plains was a battle in 451 AD. It took place in Chalons-sur-Marne, in northeast Gaul. Roman legions commanded by Flavius Aetius allied with Visigoth soldiers led by Theodoric I, to defeat the armies of Attila the Hun ...

                                               

Battle of the Plains of Abraham

The Battle of the Plains of Abraham was a battle that happened on September 13, 1759. It was part of the French and Indian War, which was part of the big Seven Years War. The Plains of Abraham are close to the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec City. ...

                                               

Battle of Tippecanoe

The Battle of Tippecanoe was fought on November 7, 1811 in Battle Ground, Indiana between American forces led by Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory and Indian forces associated with Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his brother Te ...

                                               

Battle of Verdun

The Battle of Verdun was a battle of the First World War. It started when the German Fifth Army attacked French positions, near Verdun, on February 21, 1916. It ended on December 18 of that year but the front line had not changed very much. Both ...

                                               

Battle of Vimy Ridge

The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a World War I battle fought in 1917 near Arras in northern France. From the fall of 1914 until 1917 the German army held this eight kilometre-long ridge. From there they could see the Allied trenches for miles in all ...

                                               

Battle of Whitestone Hill

The Battle of Whitestone Hill was the culmination of the 1863 operations against the Sioux Indians in Dakota Territory. Brigadier General Alfred Sully attacked a village September 3–5, 1863. The Native Americans in the village included Yanktonai, ...

                                               

Battle of Wuhan

The Battle of Wuhan was a Japanese attack on the Chinese city of Wuhan during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The battle started on February 1938 and ended on October 1938. The city of Wuhan had a military base with 1.100.000 Chinese soldiers. The ...

                                               

Battle of Zama

Zama was a battle in Carthage around 19 October 202 BC. There were elephants as well as ground infantry. Scipio Africanus won. Hannibal lost. It was the last battle in the Second Punic War.

                                               

Battles of Lexington and Concord

The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. The battles were between British soldiers, who wanted to take away the colonists weapons and to arrest John Hancock and Samuel Adams on the way to Conc ...

                                               

Bavand dynasty

The Bavand dynasty was an Iranian dynasty that began in the early 7th century. Its rulers reigned for about 700 years over Tabaristan, on the southern shore of the Caspian Sea. The name of the dynasty comes from Bav, who ruled from 651 to 665. He ...

                                               

Bavaria-Landshut

                                               

Bavaria-Munich

                                               

Bavarian Soviet Republic

                                               

Beat Generation

The Beat Generation was a movement of writers, poets, and artists during the 1950s and 1960s, who liked the beat of jazz and bebop music, which became a kind of soundtrack to much of their lives and work. People associated with the movement were ...

                                               

Beisfjord massacre

The Beisfjord massacre was a massacre on 18 July 1942 in Beisfjord, Norway of 288 political prisoners who were killed at the concentration camp in Beisfjord: Lager I Beisfjord The massacre was ordered a few days earlier by the Reichskommissar for ...

                                               

Belarusian Peoples Republic

The Belarusian Peoples Republic, historically called the White Ruthenian Democratic Republic, was a self-declared independent Belarusian state. They said they were independent in 1918. It is also called the Belarusian Democratic Republic or the B ...

                                               

Belfast Agreement

The Belfast Agreement, also known as the Good Friday Agreement, was a political agreement in the Northern Ireland peace process during The Troubles. It was signed in Belfast on 10 April 1998 by the British and Irish governments and it was support ...

                                               

Belgian Congo

Belgian Congo was a Belgian colony in central Africa. It was formed in 1908. The government of Belgium took over the previously separate kingdom of Belgiums monarch Leopold II; the Congo Free State. Today it is called the Democratic Republic of t ...

                                               

Belgian Revolution

The Belgian Revolution was the secession of the Southern provinces from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. It made an independent Kingdom of Belgium. The people of the southern part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands were mostly Roman C ...

                                               

Belgian United Nations Command

Belgian United Nations Contingent was the name for the Belgian and Luxembourger soldiers who volunteered to fight in the Korean War.

                                               

Beltway sniper attacks

The Beltway Sniper attacks were a series of sniper attacks on civilians over three weeks in October 2002 in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The shootings all took place in the Maryland and Virginia area, mainly in and around Washington, D.C. The ...

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