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Battle of Covadonga - 722 - Moslem Conquest of Spain
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Battle of Pavia (773) - Conquests of Charlemagne
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  Battle of the Dunes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Battle of the Dunes (430) was a battle of the Byzantine War against the Goths.
The Battle of the Dunes (1600) was a battle of the Eighty Years' War fought near Nieuport in the Spanish Netherlands between the Dutch army of Maurice of Nassau and the Spanish army of Archduke Alberto.
The Battle of the Dunes (1658) was a battle of the Franco-Spanish War and Anglo-Spanish War fought near Dunkirk in the Spanish Netherlands between the Spanish army and the allied armies of France and the Commonwealth of England.
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 Battle of Dunkirk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Dunkirk (French: Bataille de Dunkerque) was a major battle during World War II which lasted from around May 26 to June 4, 1940.
It became clear to the British that the battle was lost and the question was now how many Allied soldiers could be removed to the relative safety of England before their resistance was crushed.
The British press presented the evacuation as a "Disaster Turned To Triumph" so successfully that Churchill had to remind the country, in a speech to the House of Commons on 4 June, that "we must be very careful not to assign to this deliverance the attributes of a victory.
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 Battle of Dunkirk - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The Battle of Dunkirk (French: Bataille de Dunkerque) was a major battle during World War II which lasted from around May 26 to June 4, 1940.
It became clear to the British that the battle was lost and the question was now how many Allied soldiers could be removed to the relative safety of England before their resistance was crushed.
The British press presented the evacuation as a "Disaster Turned To Triumph" so successfully that Churchill had to remind the country, in a speech to the House of Commons on 4 June, that "we must be very careful not to assign to this deliverance the attributes of a victory.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Thirty Years War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The election of the Catholic zealot Ferdinand, Archduke of Styria, as King of Bohemia caused the Bohemian Protestants to fear for their religious freedom, and in May 1618, at Hradcany castle, two Catholic councillors (Martinitz[?] and Slavata[?]) were thrown from the castle windows.
The Battle of White Mountain, near Prague in 1620 was a serious blow to Protestant ambitions in the region.
In 1632 Gustavus Adolphus dies at the Battle of Lützen (although the Swedes win the battle), and in 1634 the Swedes are defeated at the battle of Nordlingen, but they continue to fight in the war until the end in 1648.
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 Battle of the Boyne - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Image:William III of England.jpg The Battle of the Boyne was a turning point in the Williamite war in Ireland between the deposed King James II of England and VII of Scotland and his son-in-law and successor, William, for the English, Scottish and Irish thrones.
The battle of the Boyne was the decisive encounter in a war that was primarily about James's attempt to regain the thrones of England and Scotland, but is widely remembered as a decisive moment in the struggle between Protestant and Catholic factions in Ireland.
The opposing armies in the battle were led by the Roman Catholic King James of England, Scotland and Ireland and opposing him, his son-in-law the Protestant William III ("William of Orange") who had deposed James from his English and Scottish thrones in the previous year.
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 La France en la Guerre: French Wars; the Military History of France
Battle of Orleans 1428 - 9 Tuesday, 3/7/06, 11:21 AM "In the autumn of 1428, the English, who were already masters of all France north of the Loire, prepared their forces for the conquest of the southern provinces, which yet adhered to the cause of the dauphin.
Battle of Tours Tuesday, 3/7/06, 11:19 AM "THE broad tract of champaign country which intervenes between the cities of Poitiers and Tours is principally composed of a succession of rich pasture lands, which are traversed and fertilized by the Cher, the Creuse, the Vienne, the Claine, the Indre, and other tributaries of the River Loire.
The Battle of the Sabis or the Sambre, 57 BC Wednesday, 7/20/05, 9:16 AM The Battle of the Sabis, also known as the Battle of the Sambre, was fought in 57 BC between the forces of the Roman Republic and an association of Belgic tribes in Gaul.
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 Battle of the Dunes (1658) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of the Dunes, fought on June 14, 1658, is also known as the Battle of Dunkirk.
It was a victory of the French army, under Turenne, against the Spanish army, led by Don John of Austria (an illegitimate son of King Philip IV of Spain) and Louis II de Condé.
The battle lasted for about two hours and ended with a rout of the Spanish forces, who lost about 6,000 killed, wounded, and captured with their opponents losing about 500.
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 Learn more about Thirty Years' War in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Catholic League and Ferdinand II defeated Frederick V at the Battle of White Mountain, near Prague in 1620.
Albert of Wallenstein defeated the Danes at the Battle of the Bridge of Dessau (1626) and General Tilly defeated the Protestants at the Battle of Lutter (1626).
In 1634 the Swedes were defeated at the battle of Nördlingen, but they continued to take part in the war to the end.
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Even the Mongol leader Mongke Khan was killed in battle by a blast from a Chinese cannon in 1259, at medieval Fishing Town, Chongqing (the fortifications defended by the Chinese military officer Yu Jian).
Battles arose through clashes between besiegers and relieving armies, but the principle was a slow grinding victory by the greater economic power.
In the west apart from the Battle of the Atlantic the sieges were not on the same scale as those on the European Eastern front; however, there were several notable or critical sieges: the island of Malta for which the population won the George Cross, Tobruk and Monte Cassino.
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 New Model Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In battle they usually carried two loaded pistols, one of which was fired just before they came into contact with the enemy, the other was kept either to cover their own retreat or to fire at a fleeing enemy.
Their role in battle was usually to engage the main body of enemy foot soldiers until the cavalry had outflanked them and broken their formation.
Incidentally, some of the Spanish defences on the Dunes were manned by English Royalists, including James Stuart, later to be James II of England.
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The Battle of Caldera Bay occurred during the civil war in Chile in 1891 and was fought between the Congressionalist ironclad Blanco Encalada and the Balmacedist torpedo gunboats Almirante Lynch and Almirante Condell who torpedoed the ironclad amidships and sank her in two minutes.
The Battle of Culloden was a defeat in 1746 of the Jacobite rebel army of the British prince Charles Edward Stuart (the 'Young Pretender') by the Duke of Cumberland on a stretch of moorland in Inverness‑shire, Scotland.
The Battle of Navas de Tolosa was fought in 1212 between Yakub Almansur of the Almohades and the kings of Aragon, Castile and Navarre.
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 knees.ca - Battle of the Dunes 1658   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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Battle of the Dunes (1658) The Battle of the Dunes, fought on June 14, 1658, is also known as the Battle of Dunkirk...
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 The Wargamer - 1000 Years of War in Review
The Battle of Mohacs in 1687 is another victory for Charles as the Turks are defeated under Suleiman Pasha.
Imperial army is defeated yet again at the Battle of Wolfenbuttel (1641), and in 1642 at the battles of Kempten, Schweidnitz, and Breitenfeld.
Battle of the Dunes (1658) ends in victory for English and French forces against the Spanish, leading to the surrender of Dunkirk to the English.
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 List of battles (alphabetical)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Battle of Covadonga - 722 - Moslem Conquest of Spain[?]
Battle of Mohacs - 1526 - Turkish Conquest of Hungary[?]
Battle of Pavia (773) - Conquests of Charlemagne[?]
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 Battle of the Dunes --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The victory contributed greatly to the surrender of Dunkirk by Spain and to the conclusion of the Peace of the Pyrenees by France and Spain (1659).
Two battles in the fall of 1777 that marked the turning point for the Continental Army in the American Revolution were the Battles of Saratoga.
The Battle of Marathon was a decisive victory for the Greeks during the Persian Wars.
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 Dunes58uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Spanish governor of Flanders (Don Juan José de Austria) reacted slowly and it is not until the 13 of June that a Spanish army, supported by French rebels under Condé, presented in front of the French positions.
It seems that the objective of Don Juan Jose de Austria was not to gives battle because a part of his infantry and all the guns were not with him.
The battle took place at the north of the city with, for the French, the sea on the left.
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 Society Fresh : Article 'Battle of Tassafaronga'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Template:Battlebox The Battle of Tassafaronga was a naval battle fought between United States and Japanese forces on 30 November 1942.
The battle occurred in the channel between Guadalcanal and Savo Island, and was named after the Japanese base Tassafaronga on Guadalcanal, the destination of the destroyer squadron; this battle has also been called a later "Battle of Savo Island" or the "Battle of Lunga Point".
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 Battle of the Dunes - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Dunes, Battle of the 1658, decisive engagement fought near Dunkirk in the struggle between France and Spain that had resulted from Spanish intervention in the Fronde.
The Spanish under the command of Don John of Austria and Louis II de Condé lost to the French and their English allies under the command of Turenne.
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 Siege
Battles arose through clashes between besiegers and punative relieving armies, but the principle was a slow grinding victory by the greater economic power.
This was very different from the Siege of Nuremberg during the 30 Years' War and was demonstated to the contenental powers by regiments of the New Model Army at the Battle of the Dunes (1658) during the Anglo-Spanish War.
In these battles, the ruins of an urban landscape proved to be just as effective an obstacle to an advancing army as any fortifications.
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 Louis XIV - The Sun King
In the final stage of the war he was defeated (1658) in the Battle of the Dunes.
In the successful battles of Freiburg im Breisgau (1644) and Nördlingen (1645) he served with the brilliant commander Louis II de Bourbon, prince de Condé; the lives of the two were thereafter intertwined.
He defeated (1652) Condé roundly at the battle of the Faubourg Saint-Antoine near Paris and was again (1658) victorious over Condé in the Battle of the Dunes, when the latter was serving with Spain.
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 DUNES - LoveToKnow Article on DUNES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
, or DUNK1RK DuNEs, BATTLE OF, was fought near Dunkirk on the 24th of May (3rd of June) 1658, between the French and English army under the command of Marshal Turenne and the Spanish army under Don Juan of Austria and the prince of Cond.
The severest part of the fighting was borne by the English contingents on either side.
The object of the Spaniards was to relieve Dunkirk, which Turenne was besieging, and the complete victory of the French and English caused the speedy surrender of the fortress.
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The Battle of the Dunes, fought on June 14 (Gregorian calendar), 1658, is also known as the Battle of Dunkirk.
It was a victory of the French army, under Turenne, against the Spanish army, led by John of Austria the Younger and Louis II de Condé.
A Spanish army of about 15,000 men was divided in 2 corps, the Spanish Army of Flanders on the right and the small corps of French rebels, of the Fronde, on the left under the command of Condé.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Dunkirk
In World War II, Battle of France was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries, executed 10 May 1940 which ended the Phony War.
If Hitler had not ordered the German panzer divisions to halt (from 24 May to 26 May (King George's National Day of Prayer, interestingly...) and again on 29 May, but instead ordered an all-out attack on Dunkirk, then it is possible that the retreating Allies could have been cut off from the sea and destroyed.
World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th-century conflict that engulfed much of the globe...
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The Battle of the Boyne was a turning point in the Williamite war in Ireland between the deposed King James VII of Scotland and II of England and his son-in-law and successor, William, for the English, Scottish and Irish thrones.
1420 Battle of Vitkov Hill 1420 Battle of Vysehrad 1421 Battle of Bauge.
The Sash is an Irish Protestant ballad commemorating the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.
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 Battle of the Dunes
Cromwell was dissatisfied with the results of the 1657 campaign in Flanders; before renewing the treaty, he insisted upon guarantees from the French that the capture of Dunkirk would be the first military priority of the new campaign.
On 3 June 1658, the Spanish army advanced to take up a position in the sandhills to the north-east of Dunkirk.
On 15 June 1658, King Louis XIV in person handed the keys of the town to Sir William Lockhart, who agreed to honour England's promise to respect the rights of the Catholic population of Dunkirk.
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