Battles
Generally, a battle is a conceptual component in the hierarchy of combat in warfare between two or more armed forces, or combatants. A war sometimes consists of many battles. Battles generally are wel...
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10 Things You May Not Know About Francis Drake
On April 4, 1581, a few months after he completed a daring circumnavigation of the globe, the British navigator Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I during a ceremony aboard his flagship Go...
7 Surprising Facts About Joan of Arc — HISTORY
Six hundred years ago, a teenage girl with courage in her heart—and voices in her head—rose from obscurity to champion Charles VII of France and lead the French army to important victories during the ...
Hannibal - Ancient History
Hannibal was one of history's most noted tacticians...as he used his sizable army and elephant brigades to cross the Alps and torment the Romans in the Second Punic War.
10 Absurdly Outnumbered Underdogs Who Won
The idea of a plucky underdog fighting his way to victory is common in stories, but that's not how war really works. In the real world, whenever a bunch of
25 Bloodiest Military Campaigns In History
Wars have been fought for a variety of reasons including land, power, honor, freedom, and religion. And although many wars are certainly remembered for their influence on the course of history, their ...
Top Ten Battles of All Time
Some of the fiercest battles humanity has waged
Spanish Armada - Battlefield Britain - Spanish Armada
for more documentaries go to www.DocumentaryList.NET and donate or click an ad Britain is a country that has been forged by centuries of warfare. Each episod...
Battle of Stalingrad - Video
A brief history of the Soviet/German battle for the city of Stalingrad.
Battle of Midway - Video
The Battle of Midway Documentary.
Battle of Waterloo - Video
A video showing the major events of the greatest Napoleonic battle.
Battle of Saratoga - Video
Lead: In 1777, an army led by British General John Burgoyne marched south from Quebec to end the rebellion in the colonies. Instead, it ended in disaster. In...
Battle of Poltava - Video
The battle of Poltava. With music. Slaget vid Poltava. Sweden vs Russia.
Battle of Tours - Video
October 10, 732 AD marks the conclusion of the Battle of Tours, arguably one of the most decisive battles in all of history. A Moslem army, in a crusading se...
Battle of Chalons - Video
Attila (A.D. 406453), also known as Attila the Hun, was the Emperor of the Huns from 434 until his death in 453. He was leader of the Hunnic Empire which str...
Battle of Pharsalus - Video
The Battle of Pharsalus was a decisive battle of Caesar's Civil War. Greatly outnumbered by Pompey's men, Caesar devised a master strategy laid the foundatio...
Battle of Kadesh
36°29′53″E / 34.555487°N 36.498028°E / 34.555487; 36.498028The Battle of Kadesh (also Qadesh) took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hi...
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Battle of Marathon
The Battle of Marathon (Greek: Μάχη τοῦ Μαραθῶνος, Machē tou Marathōnos) took place in 490 BC, during the first Persian invasion of Greece. It was fought between the citizens of Athens, aided by Plata...
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Battle of Thermopylae
The Battle of Thermopylae (/θərˈmɒpɨliː/ thər-MOP-i-lee; Greek: Μάχη τῶν Θερμοπυλῶν, Machē tōn Thermopylōn) was fought between alliances of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the P...
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Sicilian Expedition
The Sicilian Expedition was an Athenian military expedition to Sicily, which took place during the period from 415 BC to 413 BC (during the Peloponnesian War). The expedition was hampered from the out...
Sicilian Expedition - Wikipedia
Battle of Gaugamela
43°26′38″E / 36.56°N 43.444°E / 36.56; 43.444The Battle of Gaugamela (/ˌɡɔːɡəˈmiːlə/; Greek: Γαυγάμηλα), also called the Battle of Arbela, was the decisive battle of Alexa...
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Battle of Cannae
The Battle of Cannae (/ˈkæni/ or /ˈkæneɪ/) is a major battle of the Second Punic War that took place on 2 August 216 BC in Apulia, in southeast Italy. The army of Carthage, under Hannibal, decisively ...
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Battle of the Metaurus
The Battle of the Metaurus was a pivotal battle in the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, fought in 207 BC near the Metauro River in present-day Italy. The battle holds a chapter in the class...
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Battle of Cynoscephalae
The Battle of Cynoscephalae (Greek: Μάχη τῶν Κυνὸς Κεφαλῶν) was an encounter battle fought in Thessaly in 197 BC between the Roman army, led by Titus Quinctius Flamininus, and the Antigonid dynast...
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Battle of Carrhae
The Battle of Carrhae was fought in 53 BC between the Roman Republic and the Parthian Empire near the town of Carrhae. The Parthian Spahbod ("General") Surena decisively defeated a numerically superio...
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Battle of Pharsalus
The Battle of Pharsalus was a decisive battle of Caesar's Civil War. On 9 August 48 BC at Pharsalus in central Greece, Gaius Julius Caesar and his allies formed up opposite the army of the republic un...
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Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest (German: Schlacht im Teutoburger Wald, Hermannsschlacht or Varusschlacht), described as clades Variana (the Varian disaster) by Roman historians, took place in t...
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Battle of Adrianople
The Battle of Adrianople (9 August 378), sometimes known as the Battle of Hadrianopolis, was fought between a Roman army led by the Roman Emperor Valens and Gothic rebels (largely Thervings as well as...
Battle of Watling Street
The Battle of Watling Street took place in Roman-occupied Britain in AD 60 or 61 between an alliance of indigenous British peoples led by Boudica and a Roman army led by Gaius Suetonius Paulinus. Alt...
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Battle of Chalons
The Battle of the Catalaunian Plains (or Fields), also called the Battle of Châlons or the Battle of Maurica, took place in AD 451 between a coalition led by the Roman general Flavius Aetius and the V...
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