Famous Battles in History

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Lee's first invasion of the North repulsed , 1862
Battle of Antietam
Napoleon crushes combined forces of Russians and Austrians , 1805
Battle of Austerlitz
British forces under Lord Cornwallis surrender after a siege , 1781
Siege of Yorktown
German advance into Russia decisively defeated at this city , 1942 - 43
Battle of Stalingrad
Prussians win a major victory over the French in the Franco - Prussian war , 1870
Battle of Sedan
French army routed by a much smaller English army , 1415
Battle of Agincourt
Christian Austrian , Italian and Spanish troops defeat Ottomans in naval engagement , 1571
Battle of Lepanto
The bloodiest battle of Napoleon's invasion of Russia , 1812
Battle of Borodino
Muslim Arab troops defeated by Frankish forces under Charles Martel , 732
Battle of Tours / Poitiers
Germanic troops ambush and destroy three Roman legions , 9 AD
Battle of Teutoburg Forest
Carthaginians under Hannibal crush Romans , 216 BC
Battle of Cannae
In this battle , Germans used nerve gas for the first time , 1915
2nd Battle of Ypres
The "Desert Fox" defeated at a decisive battle in Egypt , 1942
2nd Battle of El Alamein
Main battle of the Crimean War , 1853 - 54
Siege of Sevastopol
Japanese navy defeated Russians , 1905
Battle of Tsushima
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Dec 7, 2012
Sebastapol should be accepted as well.
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Dec 7, 2012
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