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 American Civil War - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Meade defeated Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1 to July 3, 1863), the bloodiest battle in American history, which is sometimes considered the war's turning point.
Braxton Bragg's second Confederate invasion of Kentucky was repulsed by Don Carlos Buell at the confused and bloody Battle of Perryville, and he was narrowly defeated by William S. Rosecrans at the Battle of Stones River in Tennessee.
The last Confederate naval force to surrender was the CSS Shenandoah on November 4, 1865, in Liverpool, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/American_Civil_War   (11412 words)

  
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This is a chronological list of naval fleet battles: Also see: Single-ship actions and other major naval events Category:Naval battles If a battles name isn't known it's just referred to as "Action of (date)".
There were two battles named Battle of Nineveh: Battle of Nineveh (612 BC) (Fall of Assyria) Battle of Nineveh (627) (Roman-Persian Wars) This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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 LIST OF ITALIAN SAIL BATTLESHIPS Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
This is a list of Italian sail battleships of the period 1640-1858: was formed in 1861 with the union of several states, including the (with Naples), and, including Genoa.
List of ships of the line of Italy List of ships of the line of Italy This is a list of Italian sail battleships of the period 1640-1858: was formed in 1861 with the union of several states, including the (with Naples), and, including Genoa.
Like many pre-dreadnought battleships she was not suitable to operate with the battle fleet and so were used for shore bombardment.
www.webalice.it /design_2000/List_of_Italian_sail_battleships.html   (979 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Naval battle
Most naval battles have occurred at sea, but a few have taken place on lakes or rivers.
Most naval battles are undertaken in indirect support of land operations - either to obtain local command of the area so that a seaborne invasion or bombardment can take place, or to destroy or damage an enemy fleet so that he cannot do these things at some time in the future.
There have been few large naval battles since World War II as a) few nations can afford large fleets or afford to risk their ships and most wars have not involved great powers fighting against each other, and b) aircraft operating from shore can destroy ships without the need for one's own.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Naval_battle   (234 words)

  
 Navy Summary
Naval warfare continued in this vein through the Middle Ages until cannon became commonplace and capable of being reloaded quickly enough to be reused in the same battle.
The battle between the CSS Virginia and the USS Monitor during the American civil war is often cited as the beginning of this age of maritime conflict.
The Battle of Leyte Gulf, in 1944, was arguably the largest naval battle in history; it was also the last battle in which battleships played a significant part.
www.bookrags.com /Navy   (4748 words)

  
 List of naval battles
Naval Battles A listing grouped by date and era of significant naval battles:
Battle of Portland (also called 'The Three Days') (1653)
Battle of the Coral Sea May 8, 1942
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/na/Naval_battles.html   (30 words)

  
 Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report on the Nation's Civil War Battlefields, Technical Volume II: Battle Summaries
Some 10,500 armed conflicts occurred during the Civil War ranging from battles to minor skirmishes; 384 conflicts (3.7 percent) were identified as the principal battles and classified according to their historical significance.
A chronological listing of campaigns and the battles associated with them can be found at the end of this volume.
Some of the casualty figures for the 384 principal battles are unknown; in some instances reliable figures are available for one of the combatants but not for the other.
www.cr.nps.gov /hps/abpp/battles/tvii.htm   (1885 words)

  
 OVER A CENTURY OF U
Troops, naval, bombing, nuclear threats Fought South Vietnam revolt and North Vietnam; 1-2 million killed in longest U.S. war; atomic bomb threats in 1968 and 1969.
Naval, bombing, troops Marines expel PLO and back Phalangists, Navy bombs and shells Muslim and Syrian positions.
Bombing, troops, naval Blockade of Iraqi and Jordanian ports, air strikes; 200,000+ killed in invasion of Iraq and Kuwait; no-fly zone over Kurdish north, Shiite south, large-scale destruction of Iraqi military.
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 Amazon.com: Naval Battles of the Twentieth Century (History & Politics): Books: Richard Hough   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Distinguished naval historian and biographer Hough has chosen 13 naval battles of the 20th century for analysis and discussion of their place in history.
The author has chosen 13 naval battles, each receiving a chapter, starting with the battle of Tsu-Shima (Russo-Japanese war) of 1905 and concluding with the battle for the Philippines of 1944, and has told their stories succinctly (chapters range from 10 to 38 pages; the text of the book is only 282 pages).
The narration of the battles unfolding is convincing yet economical, the writing colorful and incisive, with an eye for the telling detail, whether of personal character or physical description.
amazon.com /Battles-Twentieth-Century-History-Politics/dp/0094799105   (2693 words)

  
 NAVAL-HISTORY.NET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Battle of Cape Matapan, Battle for Crete, sinking of 'Bismarck
Raid on Dieppe, Battles of Midway and Alamein
Battles for Tunis and North Africa, Battle of Atlantic peaks
www.naval-history.net   (998 words)

  
 List of naval battles: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
List of naval battles: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
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Post a link to definition / meaning of " List of naval battles " on your site.
www.encyclopedian.com /na/Naval-battles.html   (95 words)

  
 Naval Aviation - Fleet list 1919-1940
These fleet listings gives a complete survey of all aeroplanes, hydroplanes, aircrafts, helicopters etc. in service with the Naval Air Servise since the early start in 1912 and to the present day.
When the Royal Danish Airforce was formed as a separate branch in 1950, all aircrafts from the Naval Air Service and Army Air Coprs were transferred hereto.
For faster loading on the net, the listings are separated into different time periods.
www.navalhistory.dk /English/NavAir/FleetList_1919_1940.htm   (591 words)

  
 First World War.com - Battles
Given the number of actions involved, each has been categorised by its theatre of operation: thus the Somme offensive is listed within the 'Western Front', whereas Tannenberg can be found within 'Eastern Front'.
Within each category the battles are listed in date order, and include some of the landmark offensives of the war, such as the disastrous British attack at the Somme, and the monumental French defence at Verdun.
Over time additional battle entries will be added, and will include details of all of the signature offensives; however many lesser known actions will similarly be documented.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles/index.htm   (188 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Rebels and Yankees: Naval Battles of the Civil War: Books: Chester G. Hearn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Naval Battles of the Civil War, written by acclaimed Civil War historian Chester G. Hearn, focuses on the maritime battles fought between the Confederate Rebels and the Union forces in waters off the eastern seaboard and the great rivers of the United States during the Civil War.
Naval Battles of the Civil War is lavishly illustrated with rare contemporary photographs, detailed artworks, and explanatory maps, and the text is a wonderful blend of technical information, fast-flowing narrative, and informed commentary.
In "Naval Battles of the Civil War" he rounds out the series of "Rebels and Yankees" books by William C. Davis.
www.amazon.com /Rebels-Yankees-Naval-Battles-Civil/dp/157145246X   (1211 words)

  
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Museum of the Ruotsinsalmi Battles in 1789 and '90.
The naval portion of the museum has models of current and former Israeli navy ships, maps and historical displays on wartime activities; and various memorabilia, including the surrender flag from an Egyptian frigate captured while trying to bombard Haifa in 1956.
It lists over 250 museums and 450 historic vessels (many are part of museum collections, and a large number are small vessels) in the British Isles, including Ireland.
www.bb62museum.org /wrldnmus.html   (4999 words)

  
 SUBSIM Review -- GREAT NAVAL BATTLES IV
By 1939, the stage was amply set for the greatest naval battles of all time.
reat Naval Battles IV Burning Steel expands the scope of SSI’s line of naval simulators "to include World War II naval actions in many of the theaters that saw the shadow of the battle wagon.
A warship at sea in battle should be a cacophony of sound.
www.subsim.com /ssr/gnb4.html   (1001 words)

  
 Book Lists and Bibliographies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
List of 10 writers of war fiction, from Alfred Draper to John Wingate, with brief info on their backgrounds and books.
List of the 100 best novels as determined by students in the Radcliffe Publishing Course, who are tomorrow's publishing industry leaders.
A list of about 70 "prominent novels featuring U.S. presidents and their families in fictional tales," listed chronologically by term of office of president.
www.waterborolibrary.org /bklista.htm   (9355 words)

  
 Blue's News: Midway - Naval Battles Announced
Midway is a real-time 3D tactical/strategy game that adapts the naval battles of the Second World War.
It introduces how the naval warfare changed during WW2 - from the dreadnaughts protecting the memory of Battle of Jutland to the forerunners of modern carriers.
The player may control different vessels in real or hypothetical naval battles.
www.bluesnews.com /cgi-bin/articles.pl?show=392   (299 words)

  
 WW1 Naval Bibliography
Not by any description exhaustive, this is the beginnings of a list of useful references for the scholar of the naval side of the War.
Instead, so long as the work describes the vessels which fought during the War, or the immediate pre-war evolution of naval technology, or describes the effect of wartime on the postwar navies, then it has been included.
A list of "recommended reading" on the First World War in general can be found elsewhere in WWI-WWW: WW1 Recommended Reading.
www.gwpda.org /naval/b1000000.htm   (470 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Great American Naval Battles: Books: Jack Sweetman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Naval Battle — Learn more about the Navy.
Instead, alot of political ramblings that somehow influenced the battle, most evident and to some extent appropriate in the chapter titled, 'Pearl Harbor'.
NAVAL ACTION ON THE WATER: A list by Hal Hieronymus
www.amazon.com /Great-American-Naval-Battles-Sweetman/dp/1557507945   (638 words)

  
 Index of Campaigns & Battles
Below you will find a list of the histories on Campaigns and Battles published (translated) on this website.
The stories are listed in a chronological order.
LOUGEN and the Battle at The West Kay (1801)
www.navalhistory.dk /English/History/The_stories_index.htm   (101 words)

  
 Lincoln City Libraries - "Anchors Aweigh! A Naval Adventure Fiction Booklist"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Then perhaps you'll be interested in this extensive list of Naval Adventure fiction, set from the 1600s through the early 1900s.
These appear here for the sake of providing complete series listings, or to identify classic naval adventure series which are long out-of-print.
If you see a title on this list that is not hotlinked to our collection, please consider ordering it through our Interlibrary Loan department.
www.lcl.lib.ne.us /depts/bookguide/lists/naval.htm   (525 words)

  
 Modern Naval Battles
Modern Naval Battles is a novel card game for two to six players, based on present day sea power.
The games is played in "rounds," with players taking turns to maneuver the ships in their fleets, attack opponent’s ships, and defend their own fleet against enemy attack.
There are two expansion sets, Modern Naval Battles II - The Campaign Game and Modern Naval Battles III.
www.boardgamegeek.com /game/1668   (212 words)

  
 The American Civil War Homepage
Battle of Bloody Bridge, or the Battle for Burdens Causeway
Battle of Franklin, TN Chattanooga, A Civil War Battle
List of the Prisoners of the CSS Atlanta, Captured on June 17, 1863
sunsite.utk.edu /civil-war/warweb.html   (4204 words)

  
 NAVAL HISTORY IN THE AGE OF SAIL (1650-1815)
NAVAL HISTORY IN THE AGE OF SAIL (1650-1815)
The links on this page are organized under the following general catagories in a tabular format.
Terra Marique; A Familiy of VXIIIthe Century Naval Officers (In French)
home.europa.com /~bessel/Naval/Navlinks.html   (230 words)

  
 Great Naval Battles: Guadalcanal 1942-1943 for DOS - MobyGames
Great Naval Battles Guadalcanal 1942-1943 is the second installment of Strategic Simulations Advanced Simulator Series.
Five tactical battles,three carrier battles and two full campaigns are included.
Build your forces with 100 ship types or 20 plane types as you engage enemy forces on land, at sea or in the air.
www.mobygames.com /game/dos/great-naval-battles-guadalcanal-1942-1943   (225 words)

  
 Wikinfo | List of battles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
History -- Military history -- Lists of battles
This is partial list of battles that have their entries in wikipedia.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=List_of_battles   (96 words)

  
 List of battles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
World History Database, Listing of Battles Index of World battles.
Elton, Hugh and Christos Nüssli, Imperial Battle Map Index.
An extensive list of important battles and influential leaders, from -490 BC to present times.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_battles   (101 words)

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