Famous Battles


The Battle Of Patay

The Battle of Patay: Agincourt Avenged

The Battle of Patay: Agincourt Avenged The following post is by guest contributor Dan McEwen, a Canadian novelist [A Force of Nature] and former corporate wordsmith who ventures into the pages of history with endless fascination. It’s 1415, the 78th year of the 100 Year’s War. On October 25th, a sick and starving English army confronts…

Second Battle of Ypres

Date 22nd April - 25th May 1915 Location Ypres, Belgium War World War One Combatants Germany VS United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Canada Outcome Inconclusive

Battle of Wounded Knee

Date 29th December 1890 Location Wounded Knee, South Dakota War Sioux Wars Combatants Sioux VS United States Outcome United States victory

Battle of Waterloo

Date 18th June 1815 Location Waterloo, Belgium War Napoleonic Wars Combatants France VS Britain, Prussia, Netherlands, North German States Outcome French defeat

battle of verdun

Battle of Verdun

The Battle of Verdun--fought from February 21-December 18 1916 in the Western Front of France--was horrifying and hellish even by the standards of World War One. Over a 299-day-period, there were 1 million total casualties. The French were bled white, but so were the Germans. Of these, 300,000 were killed,…

Battle of Tunisia

Date 17th November 1942 - 13th May 1943 Location Tunisia War World War Two Combatants Germany, Italy VS United Kingdom, United States, France Outcome German/Italian defeat

Battle of Trafalgar

Date 21st October 1805 Location Cape Trafalgar, Spain War Napoleonic Wars Combatants Britain VS France, Spain Outcome British victory

Siege of Tobruk

Date 31st March - 27th November 1941 Location Tobruk, Libya War World War Two Combatants Germany, Italy VS United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Poland, Czechoslovakia Outcome German/Italian defeat

Battle of Thermopylae

Date September 480 BCE Location Thermopylae, Greece War Greek and Persian War Combatants Greece VS Persia Outcome Persian victory

Battle of Tannenberg

Date 23rd August - 2nd September 1914 Location Stebark, Poland War World War One Combatants Germany VS Russia Outcome Russian defeat

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