Battle of Warsaw


Battle of Warsaw

Warsaw in Poland has been the site of several battles in history. Arguably most known under this name is Battle of Warsaw (1920). The most important are:

* Siege of Warsaw (1656), Warsaw retaken by Poles from Swedes on June 30, 1656, during The Deluge
* Battle of Warsaw (1656), battle outside the city on July 18-July 20, 1656, during The Deluge, following which Warsaw is captured by Swedes for the second time
* Battle of Warsaw (1705), also known as the Battle of Rakowitz, fought on July 21, 1705
* Warsaw Uprising (1794), better known as the Insurrection of Warsaw, during the early stages of the Kościuszko Uprising
* Battle of Warsaw (1794), during the Kościuszko Uprising
* Battle of Warsaw (1831), during the November Uprising
* Battle of Warsaw (1915), during World War I
* Battle of Warsaw (1920), during the Polish-Soviet War
* Battle of Warsaw (1939), siege of Warsaw during the Invasion of Poland, at the outset of World War II
* Battle of Warsaw (1944), better known as the Warsaw Uprising
* Battle of Warsaw (1945), near the end of World War II

There were also several battles fought for control over the city in the vicinity or Warsaw, that are known under different names:

* Battle of Warka, during The Deluge
* Battle of Raszyn (1809), during the Polish-Austrian War, part of the Napoleonic Wars with the Fifth Coalition
* Battle of Raszyn (1920), during the Battle of Warsaw (1920)
* Battle of Radzymin (1920), during the Battle of Warsaw (1920)


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