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Battle of Fornovo The Battle of Fornovo took place in July 1495 during the Italian Wars. The French routed the Italians in the ensuing struggle, but Charles VIII of France lost all of his booty and had to abandon his claims in Italy, making the affair a strategic victory for the Holy League, especially Venice.
Battle of Fort Anderson The Battle of Fort Anderson, also known as the Battle of Deep Gully, took place from March 13-March 15 1863 in Craven County, North Carolina as part of Confederate Army General James Longstreet's Tidewater operations during the American Civil War.
Battle of Fort BeausĂ©jour The Battle of Fort BeausĂ©jour marked the opening of a British-American offensive in North America in the Seven Years' War. From June 3 to the French capitulation of June 16, 1755, a powerful British army under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Monckton staged out of nearby Fort Lawrence and besieged the garrison of Fort BeausĂ©jour in the goal of opening the Isthmus of Chignecto to British control.
Battle of Fort Bisland The Battle of Fort Bisland was fought between Union Major General Nathaniel P. Banks against Confederate Major General Richard Taylor during Banks' operations against the Bayou Teche region in southern Louisiana.
Battle of Fort Bull The Battle of Fort Bull was a French raid on the British-held Fort Bull on March 27, 1756. After its destruction by the French under de Lery, the star shaped wood stockade with four interior buildings was rebuilt in May-August 1756 as Fort Wood Creek.
Battle of Fort Cumberland The Battle of Fort Cumberland resulted in the defeat of an American army trying to invade and inspire rebellion in the British colony of Nova Scotia during the American Revolutionary War. The successful defense of Fort Cumberland in November and December of 1776 allowed British authorities to preserve the territorial integrity of their Maritime possessions.
Battle of Fort Donelson The Battle of Fort Donelson was fought from February 12 to February 16, 1862, in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. The capture of the fort by Union forces opened the Cumberland River as an avenue of invasion of the South and elevated Brig.
Battle of Fort Duquesne The Battle of Fort Duquesne was a failed attempt by elements of General John Forbes's British-American army to harass French Fort Duquesne during the French and Indian War. John Forbes had a total of 6,000 men that he had recruited in Fort Cumberland in Maryland, including a contingent of 2,000 Virginian and Pennsylvania militia led by George Washington.
Battle of Fort Erie (1866) The Battle of Fort Erie was a bloody skirmish immediately following the Battle of Ridgeway on June 2, 1866, in Canada West. The Fenian force, withdrawing from Ridgeway towards the United States, met and defeated a small force of Canadian militia at Fort Erie.
Battle of Fort Fizzle The "Battle of Fort Fizzle" (also called the Holmes County Draft Riots and the Holmes County Rebellion) is the name given to a skirmish that took place during the American Civil War in Holmes County, Ohio, between Federal troops and local draft resisters opposed to the Conscription Act of 1863.
Battle of Fort Frontenac The Battle of Fort Frontenac took place from August 25 to August 27 1758 near the end of the Seven Years' War (referred to as the French and Indian War in the United States) between France and Britain. The location of the battle was Fort Frontenac, a French fort and trading post which is located in the modern-day city of Kingston, Ontario, at the eastern end of Lake Ontario where it meets the St.
Battle of Fort Hindman The Battle of Fort Hindman, or the Battle of Arkansas Post, was fought from January 9 to January 11 1863, near the mouth of the Arkansas River at Arkansas Post, Arkansas, as part of the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War.
Battle of Fort Charlotte The Battle of Fort Charlotte was a two-week siege conducted by Spanish General Bernardo de GĂˇlvez against the British fortifications guarding present-day Mobile, Alabama during the American Revolutionary War. Fort Charlotte was the last remaining British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spain's neighboring Louisiana colony, and its fall drove the British from the western reaches of West Florida.
Battle of Fort Macon The Battle of Fort Macon took place from March 23 â€“ April 26, 1862, in Carteret County, North Carolina, as part of Union Army General Ambrose E. Burnside's North Carolina expedition during the American Civil War.
Battle of Fort Myers The Battle of Fort Myers was fought on February 25, 1865, in Lee County, Florida during the last months of the American Civil War. This small engagement is known as the "southernmost land battle of the Civil War.
Battle of Fort Niagara The Battle of Fort Niagara was one of the final battles in the French and Indian War, the North American theatre of the Seven Years' War. After a 20-day siege, a British army under Brigadier General John Prideaux forced the surrender of Fort Niagara from the French on July 26, 1759.
Battle of Fort Oswego The Battle of Fort Oswego was one in a series of early French victories in the North American theater of the Seven Years' War won in spite of New France's military vulnerability. On the week of August 10, 1756, a force of regulars and Canadian militia under General Montcalm captured and occupied the British fortifications at Fort Oswego, located near modern-day Syracuse, New York.
Battle of Fort Pillow The Battle of Fort Pillow, also known as the Fort Pillow Massacre, particularly in the North, was fought on April 12 1864, at Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River in Henning, Tennessee, during the American Civil War. The battle has caused great controversy about whether a massacre of surrendered African-American troops was conducted or condoned by Confederate Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Battle of Fort Pillow (Naval) The naval battle at Fort Pillow, Tennessee (sometimes known as the engagement at Plum Point Bend) took place on the Mississippi River between the Confederate River Defense Fleet and Federal ironclads approximately four miles below Fort Pillow, Tennessee on 10 May 1862, during the American Civil War.
Battle of Fort Stedman The Battle of Fort Stedman was fought on March 25, 1865, during the final days of the American Civil War. The Union Army fortification in the siege lines around Petersburg, Virginia, was attacked in a pre-dawn Confederate assault by troops led by Major General John B.
Battle of Fort William Henry The Battle of Fort William Henry in August 1757 resulted in Britain's loss of Fort William Henry to a French army under Louis-Joseph de Montcalm. In the aftermath of the siege, some of Montcalm's Native American allies violated his surrender terms and killed a column of British survivors (women and children as well as men), making it one of the notorious battles in the North American theatre of the Seven Years' War.
Battle of Forum Gallorum The Battle of Forum Gallorum was fought near a village in northern Italy (perhaps near modern day Castelfranco Emilia), on April 14, 43 BC, between the forces of Mark Antony and the legions of the Roman Republic under the overall command of consul Gaius Vibius Pansa Caetronianus, aided by Aulus Hirtius and the untested Octavian (the future Caesar Augustus). After months of negotiations between the Senate and Antony did little to settle the questions of power and government after Caesar's assassination, this conflict became unavoidable.
Battle of Foulksmills The battle of Foulksmills (also known as the battle of Goff's Bridge) was a battle on 20 June 1798 between advancing British forces seeking to stamp out the rebellion in Wexford during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 and a rebel army assembled to oppose them.
Battle of France In World War II, the Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries, executed from 10 May 1940, which ended the Phony War. The battle consisted of two main operations.
Battle of Frankenhausen The battle of Frankenhausen was fought on 15 May 1525, and was the final act of the Peasants' War: joint troops of George, Duke of Saxony, Landgraf Philipp I of Hesse, and Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, defeated near Frankenhausen, Thuringia, the peasants led by the Anabaptist leader Thomas MĂĽntzer.
Battle of Franklin II The Second Battle of Franklin (more popularly known simply as The Battle of Franklin) was fought at Franklin, Tennessee, on November 30, 1864, as part of the Franklin-Nashville Campaign of the American Civil War. It was one of the worst disasters of the war for the Confederate States Army.
Battle of Fredericksburg The Battle of Fredericksburg, fought in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, on December 13, 1862, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj.
Battle of Freetown The Battle of Freetown was a skirmish between American colonists and a British naval ship during the American Revolutionary War. The events took place on May 25, 1778, in the part of Freetown, Massachusetts, that later became the city of Fall River.
Battle of Freiburg The Battle of Freiburg, also called the Three Day Battle, took place on August 3, August 5 and August 9 1644 as part of the Thirty Years' War. The entrenched Bavarians led by von Mercy retreated after three separate days of being assaulted by the French army under Marshals Enghien and Turenne, and the French then went on to capture the city of Freiburg.
Battle of Friedland The Battle of Friedland, fought on June 14, 1807 about twenty-seven miles (43Â km) southeast of the modern Russian city of Kaliningrad, just north of Poland, was a major engagement in the Napoleonic Wars effectively ending the War of the Fourth Coalition. The conflict involved forces of the First French Empire against the army of the Russian Empire.
Battle of Friedlingen The Battle of Friedlingen was fought in 1702 between France and the Holy Roman Empire. The Imperial forces were led by Louis, Margrave of Baden-Baden, while the French were led by Claude-Louis-Hector de Villars.
Battle of Fromelles The Battle of Fromelles, sometimes known as the Action at Fromelles or the Battle of Fleurbaix, occurred in France on July 19-20, 1916, during World War I. It was fought as the Battle of the Somme raged, about 80 kilometres (50 miles) to the south.
Battle of Front Royal The Battle of Front Royal, also known as Guard Hill or Cedarville, was fought May 23, 1862, in Warren County, Virginia as part of Confederate Army General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's Campaign through the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War.
Battle of Fuentes de Onoro In the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro (May 3 - 5, 1811) the British army under Sir Arthur Wellesley checked an attempt by French troops under Marshall AndrĂ© MassĂ©na to relieve the besieged city of Almeida. The battle effectively destroyed what little remained of the fighting abilities of Massena's Army of Portugal.
Battle of Fulford On September 20, 1066, King Harald III of Norway and Tostig, his English ally, fought and defeated the Northern Earls Edwin and Morcar at the Battle of Fulford. Tostig was able to identify the most valuable hostages afterwards, thus ensuring lasting compliance from the defeated English.
Battle of Gaines' Mill The Battle of Gaines' Mill, also known as the First Battle of Cold Harbor or the Battle of Chickahominy River, took place on June 27, 1862, in Hanover County, Virginia, as part of the Seven Days Battles (Peninsula Campaign) of the American Civil War.
Battle of Gaixia The Battle of Gaixia (ĺž“ä¸‹äą‹ć°) was a Chinese battle in 202 BC, during the Chu-Han contention between rival rulers of China which followed the collapse of the Qin Dynasty. The battle resulted in victory for the Han forces led by Liu Bang, who was later to become Emperor of China, over their Chu opponents.
Battle of Gallabat The Battle of Gallabat (also called the Battle of Metemma) was fought in 1889 between the Mahdist Sudanese and Ethiopian forces. It is a critical event in Ethiopian history because (or Emperor) Yohannes IV was killed in this battle.
Battle of Gangut The naval Battle of Gangut took place on July 27 1714 during the Great Northern War (1700-21), in the waters north of the Hanko Peninsula, near the site of the modern-day city of Hanko, Finland, between the Swedish Navy and Imperial Russian Navy. It was the first important victory of the Russian fleet in its history.
Battle of Garigliano (1503) The Battle of Garigliano was fought on December 29, 1503 between a Spanish army under Gonzalo FernĂˇndez de CĂłrdoba and a French army commanded by Ludovico II, Marquis of Saluzzo. CĂłrdoba launched a surprise attack against the unsuspecting French and decisively defeated them, bringing an end to significant French resistance in Naples.
Battle of Garni The battle of Garni (or Garnisi) was fought in 1225 between Georgians (numbering, according to the sources, some 60,000 men) and Khwarazmians (numbering, it was said, 200,000, but likely much less); the invaders were lead by Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, the desperate last sultan of the Khwarezmid Empire who, driven from his realm by the Mongols, was trying to recapture it. Having his request of an alliance being rejected by the Georgians, he attacked them.
Battle of Gavere The Battle of Gavere was fought near Semmerzake in Belgium on July 23, 1453 between an army under the Philip III, Duke of Burgundy and the rebelling city of Ghent. The army of the duke came out victorious and around 16.
Battle of Gavinana The Battle of Gavinana was fought on August 3, 1530 between the city of Florence and the forces of the Holy Roman Empire. The Imperial forces were led by Philibert of ChĂ˘lon, Prince of Orange, with reinforcements under Fabrizio Maramaldo arriving later in the battle.
Battle of Gazala The Battle of Gazala was an important battle of the World War II Western Desert Campaign, fought around the port of Tobruk in Libya from May 26 to June 21 1942. The combatants on the Axis side were the Panzer Army Afrika, consisting of German and Italian units and commanded by the "Desert Fox" Colonel-General Erwin Rommel; the Allied forces were the Eighth Army, commanded by Major General Neil Ritchie under the close supervision of the Commander-in-Chief Middle East, General Sir Claude Auchinleck.
Battle of Gembloux The Battle of Gembloux marked a terrible defeat for the Protestant rebels fighting against Spain in the Eighty Years' War. On January 31 1578, an advance force of 1,200 men from the main Spanish army of 20,000 men attacked the retreating Netherlandish army of around 20,000 men.
Battle of Geonosis The Battle of Geonosis is a major conflict which occurred in the Star Wars universe between the Confederacy of Independent Systems and the Galactic Republic. It was the enormous, opening battle of the Clone Wars, and was featured in the film Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
Battle of Gettysburg The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1 â€“ July 3 1863), fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign, was the bloodiestGettysburg was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the war. Antietam, the culmination of Lee's first invasion of the North, had the largest number of casualties in a single day.
Battle of Gettysburg, First Day The First Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863, began as an American Civil War meeting engagement between isolated units of the Army of Northern Virginia (under Confederate General Robert E. Lee) and the Army of the Potomac (Union Maj.
Battle of Gettysburg, Third Day cavalry battles On the Third Day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 3, 1863) in the American Civil War, the attention of history has focused on the disastrous infantry assault nicknamed Pickett's Charge. During and after that charge, however, two significant cavalry battles also occurred: one approximately three miles to the east, in the area known today as East Cavalry Field, the other southwest of the [Big] Round Top mountain (sometimes called South Cavalry Field).
Battle of Ghaghra The Battle of Ghaghra, fought in 1529, was the last of a series of three major battles, victories in which gave Mughal warlord Zaheer-ud-din Babur overlordship over north India. It followed after the First battle of Panipat (1526) and the battle of Khanwa (1527).
Battle of Gibraltar The naval Battle of Gibraltar took place on 25 April 1607 during the Eighty Years' War when a Dutch fleet surprised and engaged a Spanish fleet anchored at the Bay of Gibraltar. During the four hours of action, the entire Spanish fleet was destroyed.
Battle of Gingindlovu The Battle of Gingindlovu (uMgungundlovu) was fought between a British relief column sent to break the Siege of Eshowe and a Zulu Impi of king Cetshwayo on 2 April 1879. The following account is written from the perspective of the British.
Battle of Ginchy The Battle of Guinchy took place on 9 September, 1916 during the Battle of the Somme when the British 16th (Irish) Division captured the German-held village of Guinchy. In terms of the Somme fighting, the attack was highly successful with the village being taken on the first attempt.
Battle of Gisors The Battle of Gisors (September 27, 1198) was a skirmish fought in Courcelles-les-Gisors, Oise, Picardie, part of the on-going fighting between Richard I of England and Philip Augustus of France that lasted from 1194 to Richard's death in April 1199. The earlier conflict restarted after the truce between the two kingsâ€” just long enough to see the harvest in, according to the chronicler Roger of Hovedenâ€” expired.
Battle of Givenchy Battle of Givenchy (December 18-December 22,1914) was a battle fought during World War I the saw an initially advancing British force face strong opposition and counter-attack from a solidly entrenched German force around the village of Givenchy.
Battle of Glen Shiel The Battle of Glen Shiel was a battle in Glen Shiel, in the West Highlands of Scotland on 10 June 1719 between the British government and an alliance of Jacobites and Spaniards, resulting in a victory for the British forces. It was the last close engagement of British and foreign troops on mainland British soil.
Battle of Glendale The Battle of Glendale, also known as the Battle of Frayserâ€™s Farm, Nelsonâ€™s Farm, Charles City Crossroads, New Market Road, or Riddell's Shop, took place on June 30, 1862, in Henrico County, Virginia, as part of the Seven Days Battles (Peninsula Campaign) of the American Civil War.
Battle of Glenmalure The Battle of Glenmalure took place in Ireland in 1580 during the Desmond Rebellions. An Irish Catholic force made up of the Gaelic clans from the Wicklow Mountains led by Fiach MacHugh O'Byrne and James Eustace, Viscount Baltinglas of the Pale, defeated an English army under Arthur Grey, 14th Baron Grey de Wilton, at the O'Byrne's mountain stronghold of Glenmalure.
Battle of Glentasie The Battle of Glentasie, fought in the north of Ulster on 2 May 1565, was a victory for Shane O'Neill over the MacDonalds-or MacDonnells-of Dunyveg and the Glens, sometimes known as Clan Iain Mor. It forms part of a complex political and military struggle, involving the English and occasionally the Scots, for control of northern Ireland.
Battle of Glorieta Pass The Battle of Glorieta Pass, fought on 26-28 March 1862, in northern New Mexico Territory, was the decisive battle of the New Mexico Campaign during the American Civil War. Dubbed the "Gettysburg of the West" by historians, it was the decisive blow by Union forces to stop the Confederate invasion of the West along the base of the Rocky Mountains.
Battle of GĹ‚ogĂłw The Battle of GĹ‚ogĂłw, which is also called "Obrona GĹ‚ogowa" (Defense of GĹ‚ogĂłw) was fought August 14, 1109, between the forces of Poland and the Holy Roman Empire. It is one of the most well known battles in Polish history.
Battle of Golden Hill The Liberty Boys erected several poles with banners to celebrate the repeal of the Stamp Act. The first liberty pole was put up in City Hall Park in 1767 after the Townshend Duty Act (which taxed paint, paper, glass, lead and tea imports).
Battle of Golymin The Battle of Golymin took place on 26 December 1806 during the Napoleonic Wars at Golymin, Poland, between around 17,000 Russian soldiers with 28 guns under Prince Golitsyn and 38,000 French soldiers under Marshal Murat. The Russian forces disengaged successfully from the superior French forces.
Battle of Gomit The Battle of Gomit was fought in 1445 between Ethiopia and her tributary the Adal Sultanate. The Ethiopians were led by Zara Yaqob, while the forces of Adal were led by Sultan Badlay ibn Sa'ad ad-Din of Adal.
Battle of Gonzales The Battle of Gonzales was a skirmish that took place on October 2, 1835, in the Mexican Texas town of Gonzales between the Texan settlers and a detachment of the Mexican army. Although it was minor as a military engagement, it marked a clear break between the American colonists and the Mexican government, and is considered to have been the start of the Texas Revolution.
Battle of Goodrich's Landing The Battle of Goodrich's Landing was fought on June 29 and June 30, 1863 between Union and Confederate forces. The Confederates attacked several Union Black Regiments which were protecting several captured plantations.
Battle of Goodwin Sands The naval Battle of Goodwin Sands (also known as the Battle of Dover), fought on 29 May 1652, was the first engagement of the First Anglo-Dutch War between the Commonwealth of England and the United Provinces of the Netherlands.
Battle of Gorni-Dubnik In an effort to reduce the fortress of Pleven quicker, Russian forces began targeting garrisons along the Turkish supply and communications route. A significant garrison had been reduced at the Battle of Lovcha in September.
Battle of Grand Port The naval Battle of Grand Port took place on 20 August 1810 during the Napoleonic Wars in the harbour of Grand Port. A British fleet consisting of 4 frigates sought to ambush a French fleet consisting of 3 frigates and 2 captured Indiamen.
Battle of Gratangen Gratangen was the site of some of the first battles between the German 3rd Mountain Division under Eduard Dietl and the Norwegian 6th Division under General Carl Gustav Fleischer after the German invasion of Norway April 9 1940.
Battle of Graus The Battle of Graus (Spanish: Batalla de Graus; also Siege of Graus) was a battle of the early Spanish Reconquista in spring 1063 (some sources say the battle was in early May, possibly around May 8). The engagement took place in Graus and was fought between the Aragonese forces of Ramiro I and the Moorish forces of al-Muktadir, the king of Zaragoza.
Battle of Great Bridge The Battle of Great Bridge was fought December 9, 1775, in the area of Great Bridge, Virginia, during the American Revolutionary War. The victory by the Continental Army was responsible for removing Lord Dunmore and any other vestige of English Government for the Colony of Virginia during the early days of the Revolution.
Battle of Great Cacapon On April 18, 1756 was the "Battle of Great Cacapon River" or "Mercer's Massacre" in Morgan County, West Virginia. Captain Mercer, Ensign Thomas Carter and fifteen soldiers of a larger group were ambushed and killed when they left the safety of the fort to search for a band of Indians roaming in the area.
Battle of Greenbrier River The Battle of Greenbrier River, also known as the Battle of Camp Bartow, took place on October 3, 1861 in Pocahontas County, Virginia (now West Virginia) as part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign during the American Civil War.
Battle of Grengam The Battle of Grengam of 1720 was a major naval battle in the Great Northern War that marked the end of Swedish supremacy in the Baltic waters. The name is based on the Russian transliteration of the Swedish name of the island: Granhamn.
Battle of Grijo The Battle of GrijĂł (pron. IPA ) (May 10 â€“ May 11 1809) was a battle that ended up in victory for the Anglo-Portuguese army commanded by Sir Arthur Wellesley (the future 1st Duke of Wellington) over the French army commanded by Marshal Soult in the Peninsular War.
Battle of GroĂźbeeren In the Battles of GroĂźbeeren and neighboring Blankenfield and Sputendorf (23 August, 1813) an allied Prussian-Swedish army under Crown Prince Charles John defeated the French under Marshal Oudinot. Napoleon had hoped to drive the Prussians out of the Sixth Coalition by capturing their capital, but the swamps south of Berlin combined with rain and the Marshal's ill health to bog them down.
Battle of Groningen The Battle of Groningen took place during the final month of the Second World War, from April 13th to April 16th 1945 in the city of Groningen between a mixture of German soldiers, Dutch and Belgian SS troops numbering 6,000 and the entire 2nd Canadian Infantry Division. There were also substantial amounts of German Air Force units manning flak guns in the area.
Battle of Grozny (1994-1995) The 1994-95 The First Battle of Grozny was the action of conquering the Chechen capital Grozny during the First Chechen War. It lasted from December 1994 to March 1995 and led to the military occupation of the city by the Russian Army amid high Russian losses and huge casualties among civilian population.
Battle of Grozny (August 1996) The August 1996 battle of Grozny was the rapid assault on the Chechnya capital Grozny by the Chechen rebels "Violence erupts again in Chechnya" CNN 6 August 1996, which led to the final ceasefire in the First Chechen War. It was code-named Operation Jihad by the Chechens.
Battle of Grumentum The Battle of Grumentum was fought in 207 BC between Romans led by Gaius Claudius Nero, and Hannibal's Carthaginian army. The battle was indecisive, and Nero marched north where he defeated and killed Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal at Metaurus.
Battle of Grunwald The Battle of Grunwald or Battle of Tannenberg took place on July 15 1410 between the Kingdom of Poland, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and their allies on one side, and the Knights of the Teutonic Order on the other. During their march into Prussia the troops of Vytautas the Great included a number of Tatars.
Battle of Guadalajara The Battle of Guadalajara (8 March â€“ 23 March 1937) was an engagement in the Spanish Civil War. It was fought between the Spanish Popular Army and the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie, supported by other Nationalist units.
Battle of Guilford Court House The Battle of Guilford Court House was a battle fought on March 15, 1781 inside the present-day city of Greensboro, North Carolina, during the American Revolutionary War. 1,900 British troops, under General Lord Cornwallis, fought an American force, under Rhode Island native General Nathanael Greene, numbering 4,400.
Battle of Guiling The Battle of GuĂ¬LĂng (ćˇ‚é™µäą‹ć°) was fought between the states of QĂ and WĂ¨i in the Warring States period of Chinese history. In 354 BC, an army from WĂ¨i was laying siege to HĂˇnDÄn city, the capital of State of ZhĂ o.
Battle of Guillemont The Battle of Guillemont was a British assault on the German-held village of Guillemont during the 1916 Battle of the Somme. Guillemont lay on the right flank of the British sector where it linked with French forces and by holding it, the Germans prevented the Allied armies from operating in unison.
Battle of Guinegate The Battle of the Spurs or Battle of Guinegate took place on August 16, 1513. As part of the Holy League under the on-going Italian Wars, English troops under Henry VIII defeated a French army under Marshal La Palice.
Battle of Gujarat The Battle of Gujarat was the decisive battle of the Second Anglo-Sikh War, fought on February 21, 1849, between British forces and the Sikhs. The British were led by Sir Hugh Gough, who had received word of his dismissal after his mishandling of the earlier bloody Battle of Chillianwala, but had not yet been replaced.
Battle of Gvozd Mountain The Battle of Gvozd Mountain took place in the year 1097 and was fought on Petrova gora (Peter's Mountain) in central Croatia, between the army of Croatian king Petar SvaÄŤiÄ‡ and King Coloman I of Hungary. It was a decisive event in the history of Croatia and Hungary.
Battle of Gythium The Battle of Gythium was fought in 195 BC between Sparta and the coalition of Rome, Rhodes, the Achaean League and Pergamum. As the port of Gythium was an important Spartan base the allies decided to capture it before they advanced inland to Sparta.
Battle of Haelen The Battle of Haelen was the first Belgian victory in World War I. It took place on August 12, 1914 between the German forces lead by Georg von der Marwitz and the Belgians led by De Witte and was largely a cavalry battle.
Battle of Hafrsfjord The Battle of Hafrsfjord has traditionally been regarded as the battle in which Norway for the first time was unified under one king. Although most scholars currently tend to regard the unification as a process lasting centuries rather than being the result of a single battle, the Battle of Hafrsfjord holds a strong position in the popular imagination of Norwegian history.
Battle of Hakodate The was fought in Japan from 20 October 1868 to 17 May 1869, between the remnants of the Shogun's army, consolidated into the armed forces of the rebel Ezo Republic, and the armies of the newly formed Imperial government (composed mainly of forces of the ChĹŤshĹ« and the Satsuma fiefs). It was the last stage of the Boshin War, and occurred around Hakodate in the northern Japanese island of HokkaidĹŤ.
Battle of Halbe The Battle of Halbe lasted from April 24 to May 1 1945. It was fought in the Spree Forest near the village of Halbe, south-east of Berlin, and was a part of the Battle for Berlin, known as the 'Berlin Offensive Operation' by the Soviet Army.
Battle of Halidon Hill Battle of Halidon Hill (July 19, 1333) was fought during the Second War of Scottish Independence. Scottish forces under Sir Archibald Douglas were heavily defeated on unfavourable terrain while trying to relieve Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Battle of Halmyros The Battle of Halmyros, of Orchomenos, or of the Cephissus was fought on March 15, 1311 between the Frankish Greek forces of Walter V of Brienne and the mercenaries of the Catalan Company, resulting in a devastating victory for the Catalans.
Battle of Hamilton The Battle of Hamilton was fought on the night of 30 November/1 December 1650 in and around the town of Hamilton in Scotland. It was a victory for units of the New Model Army over a group of extreme Covenanters or Whigs known as the Western Association.
Battle of Hanau In the Battle of Hanau (October 30-31, 1813) Wrede's Austro-Bavarian corps attacked Napoleon's retreating army a few miles to the east of Frankfurt, but was routed. It was fought between the French and Austro-Bavarian Armies during the Liberation Wars against Napoleonic France.
Battle of Hansan Island The naval Battle of Hansan Island, also known as the Battle of Hansan-do, took place on August 14 1592 near the Korean island of Hansan, and was one of the most important battles of the Imjin War. Korean admiral Yi Sun-sin destroyed at least 47 Japanese ships, captured 12 and killed over 8,000 Japanese sailors and marines.