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Who led the crusaders during the Battle of Tachov?
Henry Beaufort of England
Prokop the Great
John I of Münsterberg
Sigismund of Luxembourg
The Battle of Tachov was fought on 4 August 1427 near the Bohemian towns of Tachov. The Hussites won over the armies led by the Cardinal Henry Beaufort of England. It was part of the Hussite Wars, and it was the first battle in which war wagons were used by the crusaders.
What was the decisive battle of the First English Civil War?
Battle of Newbury
Battle of Naseby
Battle of Preston
Battle of Valverde
The Battle of Naseby was a decisive engagement of the First English Civil War, fought on 14 June 1645 between the main Royalist army of King Charles I and the Parliamentarian New Model Army, commanded by Sir Thomas Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell. Parliament’s New Model Army scored a convincing victory and within a year the king, Charles I, was a prisoner of his enemies.
What were the Frenchmen doing just before the start of the Battle of Agincourt on 25 October 1415?
provoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms
shouting curse words towards the Englishmen
Frenchmen started to eat breakfast at the eyes of the tired and hungry enemy. King's Henry V army stood quietly, waiting for the Frenchmen to attack.
Who won in the Battle of the Little Bighorn?
it was unsettled
The Battle of the Little Bighorn was an armed engagement between the combined forces of the Northern Native American tribes and the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army. The battle, which resulted in the defeat of US forces, was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
Who died in the Battle of Crécy fought on 26 August 1346?
Philip VI of France
John of Bohemia
Charles I of Monaco
At the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War in 1337 he allied with King Philip VI of France and was even governor of Languedoc. At the Battle of Crécy in 1346 John controlled Phillip's advanced guard along with controlling the large contingents of Charles II of Alençon and Louis I, Count of Flanders. John was killed at age 50 while fighting against the English during the battle.
The Battle of Leyte Gulf was the largest naval battle of World War II. What country does it belong to?
the Solomon Islands
The battle was fought from 23–26 October 1944 between combined American and Australian forces and the Imperial Japanese Navy. It ended with decisive Allied victory and left Japanese naval capabilities crippled. It was also the first battle in which Japanese aircraft carried out organized kamikaze attacks.
The Battle of the Somme was the biggest battle of the First World War. How many casualties were there?
around 250 000
around 500 000
around 1 000 000
around 5 000 000
The Battle of the Somme was fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. More than three million men fought in this battle and one million men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history.
Which city is called "South Westerplatte" because of its heroic defence during the opening stages of the Invasion of Poland in 1939?
The Battle of Węgierska Górka was a two-day-long defence of a Polish fortified area in south of Silesia. Although the Polish position was not completed and only five bunkers were manned, the line was defended for two days and nights against superior German forces. Eventually, the Germans managed to break through the Polish positions, but with heavy casualties on their side and with a significant delay.
The fleet of which country was defeated in the Battle of Lepanto?
Republic of Venice
The Battle of Lepanto (7 October 1571) was a naval engagement between the allied Christian forces of the Holy League and the Ottoman Empire. It was the largest naval battle in Western history since classical antiquity, involving more than 400 warships. The victory of the Holy League marked the turning-point of Ottoman expansion into the Mediterranean, although the Ottoman wars in Europe would continue for another century.
Where was the Battle of the Nations fought?
The Battle of Leipzig or Battle of the Nations was fought from 16 to 19 October 1813, at Leipzig, Saxony. The coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Sweden decisively defeated the French army of Napoleon I. The battle involved 600,000 soldiers and 2,200 artillery pieces, making it the largest battle in Europe prior to World War I.