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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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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Stalingrad

The bloodiest war in history turned on this point. Name: The Battle of Stalingrad The War: Second World War When: July 1942 -February 1943 Where: The city of Stalingrad (today Volgograd) and its surrounding environs, southern USSR (today Russian Federation) … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Marathon

Before 300, there was Marathon, the earliest one on the list. Name: The Battle of Marathon The War: The first Persian invasion of Greece, part of the lengthy Greco-Persian Wars When: August/September 490 BC* Where: The plain of Marathon, south-eastern … Continue reading

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It Is Not War #7: Robin Hood

Yes, we’ve had a bit of a hiatus, but that’s done now. NFB is happy to continue this series, and we’ve got a humdinger today. Ridley Scott is all about the historical epic, to the extent that he basically tried to make one about … Continue reading

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