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German Blitz

The Blitz (shortened from German 'Blitzkrieg', "lightning war") was the period of sustained strategic bombing of the United Kingdom by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Between 7 September 1940 and 21 May 1941 there were major aerial raids on 16 British cities.
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The fall of France

In the Second World War, the Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the successful German invasion of France and the Low Countries, beginning on 10 May 1940, defeating primarily French forces.
Globus – Europa
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Austerlitz

The Battle of Austerlitz was one of Napoleon's greatest victories, where the French Empire effectively crushed the Third Coalition. On 2 December 1805 a French army, commanded by Emperor Napoleon I, defeated a Russo-Austrian army, commanded by Tsar Alexander I and Holy Roman Emperor Francis II, after nearly nine hours of difficult fighting.
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Bannockburn

The Battle of Bannockburn (24 June 1314) was a significant Scottish victory in the First War of Scottish Independence, and a landmark in Scottish history. Stirling Castle was under siege by the Scottish army. Edward II of England assembled a formidable force to relieve it and his army was defeated in a pitched battle by a smaller army commanded by Robert I of Scotland.
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Gallipoli

The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Battle of Gallipoli, was a campaign of World War I that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula in the Ottoman Empire between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916. The campaign was one of the greatest Ottoman victories during the war and a major Allied failure.
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siege of York

The Siege of York in 1644 was a prolonged contest for York during the English Civil War, between the Scottish Covenanter Army and the Parliamentarian Armies of the Northern Association and Eastern Association on the one hand, and the Royalist Army under the Marquess of Newcastle on the other. It lasted from 22 April until 1 July when the city was relieved by Prince Rupert of the Rhine.
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Bosworth Field

The Battle of Bosworth Field was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses. Fought on 22 August 1485, the battle was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, by his victory became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty.
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Hundred Years

The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 pitting the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois for control of the Kingdom of France. Each side drew many allies into the war.
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Poitiers

The Battle of Poitiers was a major battle of the Hundred Years' War between England and France. The battle occurred on 19 September 1356 near Poitiers, France. Preceded by the Battle of Crécy in 1346, and followed by the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, it was the second of the three great English victories of the war.
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Sep 29, 2014
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Waterloo
The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo (in present day - Belgium, then - part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands). A French army under the command of Napoleon was defeated by the armies of the Seventh Coalition.
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Agincourt
The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory in the Hundred Years' War. The battle occurred on Friday, 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), near modern-day Azincourt, in northern France. The battle is notable for the use of the English longbow with English and Welsh archers forming most of the army.
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Leningrad
The Siege of Leningrad, also known as the Leningrad Blockade was a prolonged military operation undertaken by the German Army Group North against Leningrad in the Eastern Front theater of World War II. The siege started on 8 September 1941 and was finally lifted on 27 January 1944.
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Bolsheviks
The Bolsheviks were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP). The Bolsheviks came to power in Russia during the October Revolution phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917, and founded the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic which would later become the chief constituent of the Soviet Union in 1922.
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Stalingrad
The Battle of Stalingrad
(23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in the south-western Soviet Union. Hitler's Waterloo.
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The Roses War
The Wars of the Roses
were a series of dynastic wars for the throne of England. They were fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet, the houses of Lancaster and York. They were fought in several sporadic episodes between 1455 and 1487, although there was related fighting before and after this period.
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