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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Orleans

Second to last and we’re going back to the Hundred’s Years War. Name: The Siege of Orleans The War: The final phase of the Hundred’s Years War. When: 12 October 1428 – 8 May 1429 Where: Orleans and the surrounding … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Tsushima

It’s pronounced “Sue-She-Ma”. Name: The Battle of Tsushima, also known as the Battle of Tsushima Strait, or the Sea of Japan Naval Battle. The War: Russo-Japanese War When: 27-28th May 1905 Where: The Straits of Tsushima, between Japan and Korea. … Continue reading

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Cowpens

Of course, I couldn’t leave out the American Revolution, one of the seminal events in all of history. The problem is finding the decisive battle within the conflict. Name: The Battle of Cowpens The War: The American Revolutionary War When: … Continue reading

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A Good Guest Knows When To Blog

NFB has another guest post (Decisive Battles (That Really Aren’t) at Wings Over Iraq, one using this fancy new website called “Youtube”.

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Crecy

Going way back from my previous entry, but the same combatants. Name: The Battle of Crecy, sometimes called the Battle of Cressy The War: The early phase of the Hundred Years War When: 26 August 1346 Where: Near the village … Continue reading

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Fontenoy

How many of these decisive battles involve England or France? Name: The Battle of Fontenoy The War: The War of the Austrian Succession When:  11 May 1745 Where: Outside the town of Fontenoy, a few miles south-east of the city … Continue reading

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Hattin

The Crusading period is one my favourite parts of history. What follows is its most important moment. Name: The Battle of Hattin (sometimes known as the Battle of Hittin or Battle of the Horns of Hattin). The War: The Crusader-Ayyubid War, part of … Continue reading

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