Battle of Santa Cruz


Battle of Santa Cruz

The Battle of Santa Cruz may refer to:
*1706 Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (1706) during the War of the Spanish Succession in the Canary Islands, Spain
*1797 Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (1797) during the French Revolutionary Wars in the Canary Islands, Spain
*1848 Battle of Santa Cruz de Rosales during the Mexican-American War in Chihuahua, Mexico
*1899 Battle of Santa Cruz during the Philippine-American War at Santa Cruz, Laguna
*1942 Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands during World War II between U.S. and Japanese forces in the Pacific Theater
*1945 Battle of Santa Cruz (1945) during the Second World War between the Philippine Commonwealth troops and Filipino guerillas by the attack of the Japanese Imperial forces beginning the Second Battle of Santa Cruz at Santa Cruz, Laguna


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