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Interesting facts about important battles in history, their causes, their effects, the number of casualties, etc.

Battle of Trenton Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Trenton

  Fought on December 26, 1776, the Battle of Trenton was a pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War. Prior to the battle, the British had handed the Americans a number of major defeats. The...
Battle of Vicksburg Facts Featured

Battle of Vicksburg | 10 Facts On The Civil War Battle

  Battle of Vicksburg was fought during the American Civil War between Union Army of the Tennessee led by Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate Army of Mississippi led by Lt. Gen. John C....
Battle of Shiloh Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Shiloh

  The Battle of Shiloh was one of the most significant early battles of the American Civil War. Also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, it was fought on April 6–7, 1862 between the...
Battle of San Jacinto Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of San Jacinto

  The Battle of San Jacinto, which takes its name from San Jacinto River, took place on April 21, 1836, in present-day Harris County, Texas. Part of the Texas Revolution of 1835–36, it was fought...
Battle of Britain Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Britain

  The Battle of Britain was fought between the United Kingdom and Germany during the Second World War. It was an offensive by the German air force Luftwaffe, aimed to establish air superiority over the...
Battle of the Alamo Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of The Alamo

  The Battle of The Alamo took place in 1836 between February 23 and March 6 in present-day San Antonio, Texas. Part of the Texas Revolution of 1835–36, it takes its name from the Alamo...
Battle of Marathon Facts Featured

Battle of Marathon | 10 Facts On The Famous Ancient Battle

  The Battle of Marathon was fought between an Athenian army aided by a small force from Plataea and the invading Persian force of Emperor Darius I. Greek victory in the battle ended the first...
Battle of Midway Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Midway

  Fought near the Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean, the Battle of Midway was one of the most important battles in World War II and is considered a turning point in the Pacific War...
Battle of Thermopylae Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Thermopylae

  Battle of Thermopylae is most famous for the last stand of 300 Spartans though it is not known by many that it also involved 1100 warriors from other Greek states. It was fought for...
Battle of Antietam Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Antietam

  The Battle of Antietam was fought on 17th September 1862 near Antietam Creek in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, it was the first major battle of the American Civil War...