List of battles (alphabetical)


List of battles (alphabetical)

Alphabetical list of historical battles (see also Military history, List of battles):
"NOTE: Where a year has been used to disambiguate battles it is the year when the battle started. In some cases these may still have gone on for several years."

*Battle of Adwa - 1896 - First Italo–Ethiopian War
*Battle of Agincourt - 1415 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of Agnadello (a.k.a. Battle of Vaila) - 1509 - Italian Wars
*Battle of Ain Jalut - 1260 - Mameluk-Mongol Wars
*First Battle of the Aisne - 1914 - World War I
*Second Battle of the Aisne - 1917 - World War I
*Third Battle of the Aisne - 1918 - World War I
*Battle of Akraba (632) (a.k.a. Battle of Yemama) - Recovery of Arabia - Campaign of Khalid
*Battle of Akraba (1972) - Israeli defoliation of Arab wheat crops
*Battle of Alalia - 535 BC - Greek-Carthaginian Wars
*Battle of the Alamo - 1836 - Texas Revolution
*Battle of Aldenhoven (1794) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battles of El Alamein - both 1942 - World War II
**First Battle of El Alamein
**Second Battle of El Alamein
*Battle of Alesia - 52 BC - Gallic Wars
*Battle of Alfarrobeira - 1449 - Portuguese War of rebellion
*Battle of Algeciras - 1344 - Spanish-Moslem Wars
*Battle of Alma - 1854 - Crimean War
*Battle of Almonacid - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Al-Safra - 1812 - Ottoman-Saudi War
*Battle of Amberg - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Amiens - 1918 - World War I
*Battle of Amphipolis - 422 BC - Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Amstetten - 1805 - War of the Third Coalition
*Battle of Ankara (a.k.a. Battle of Angora) - 1402 - Timur's Invasion of Turkey
*Battle of Antietam - 1862 - American Civil War
*Battle of Antioch (1097) - First Crusade
*Battle of Antioch (1119) - Crusader-Turkish Wars
*Battle of Antioch (1268) - Crusader-Turkish Wars
*Battle of Antwerp (1584) - Netherlands' War of Independence
*Battle of Antwerp (1914) - World War I
*Battle of Antwerp (1944) - World War II
*Battle of Aong - 1857 - Indian Mutiny
*Battle of Araure - 1813 - Venezuelan War of Independence
*Battle of Arbedo - 1422 - Milanese led by Francesco Bussone vs. Swiss
*Battle of Arcole (1796) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Ardennes - World War I
*Battle of Arklow - 1798 - Irish Rebellion of 1798
*Battle of Arnhem - 1944 - World War II (Operation Market Garden)
*Battle of Arras (1654) - Thirty Years' War (Spanish-French extension)
*Battle of Arras (1917) - World War I
*Battle of Arsuf - 1191 - Third Crusade
*Battle of Artemisium - 480 BC - Persian Wars
*Battle of Artois-Loos - 1915 - World War I
*Battle of Asal Uttar - 1965 - Indo-Pakistani War of 1965
*Battle of Ascalon - 1099 - First Crusade
*Battle of Ashdown - 871 - Viking-Saxon wars
*Battle of Athens (Alabama) - 1864 - American Civil War
*Battle of Athens (Missouri) - 1861 - American Civil War
*Battle of Auerstaedt - 1806 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Austerlitz - 1805 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of the Atlantic (1915) - World War I
*Battle of the Atlantic (1940) - World War II
*Battle of Auberoche - 1345 - Hundred Years War
*Battle of Audenaarde - 1708 - War of the Spanish Succession

B

*Battle of the Bagradas River (239 BC) - Carthage's Mercenary War
*Battle of the Bagradas River (49 BC) - Caesar's civil war
*Battle of Bakhmach - 1918 - World War I
*Battle of Balaclava - 1854 - Crimean War
*Battle of Bang Rajan - 1767 - Burmese-Siamese Wars
*Battle of Bannockburn - 1314 - First War of Scottish Independence
*Operation Barbarossa - 1941 - World War II
*Battle of Barfleur - 1692 - War of the Grand Alliance
*Battle of Barletta - 1503 - see Challenge of Barletta
*Battle of Barnet - 1471 - Wars of the Roses
*Battle of Basantar - 1971 - Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
*Battle of Bassorah (a.k.a. Battle of the Camel) - 656 - Moslem Civil Wars
*Battle of Bautzen - 1813 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Beecher Island - 1868 - American Indian Wars
*Battle of Beersheba - 1917 - World War I
*Battle of Belleau Wood - 1918 - World War I
*Battle of Benburb - 1646 - Irish Confederate Wars
*Battle of Benevento - 1266 - French Invasion of Italy
*Battle of Beneventum (275 BC) - Rise of Rome
*Battle of Beresteczko - 1651 - The Deluge
*Battle of Bergen (1799) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Bitonto - 1734 - War of Polish Succession
*Battle of Blanchetaque - 1346 - Hundred Years War
*Battle of Blenheim - 1704 - War of the Spanish Succession
*Battle of Blood River - 1838 -
*Battle of Blore Heath - 1459 - Wars of the Roses
*Battle of Böhmisch-Brod (see Battle of Lipany)
*Battle of Borodino - 1812 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Borysthenes - 1512 - Russo-Polish Wars
*Battle of the Bosnian Highlands - 927 - Croatian-Bulgarian War of 927
*Battle of Bosworth Field - 1485 - Wars of the Roses
*Battle of Boulou (1794) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Bouvines - 1214 - English-French Wars
*Battle of the Boyne River - 1690 - First Jacobite Insurrection
*Battle of Breisach - 1638 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Breitenfeld (1631) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Breitenfeld (1642) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Brienne - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Britain - 1940 - World War II
*Battle of Brandywine (1777) - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Brooklyn (a.k.a. Battle of Long Island) - 1776 - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Brunkeberg - 1471 - Danish-Swedish Wars
*Battle of Bråvalla - ca 750 - Danish-Swedish Wars
*Battle of Buçaco - 1810 - Peninsular War
*Battle of Buena Vista - 1847 - Mexican–American War
*Brusilov offensive - 1916 - World War I
*Battle of the Bulge - 1944 - World War II
*First Battle of Bull Run - 1861 - American Civil War
*Second Battle of Bull Run - 1862 - American Civil War
*Battle of Bunker Hill - 1775 - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Burgos - 1808 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Burkersdorf - 1762 - Seven Years' War

C

*Battle of Caen (1346) - Hundred Years War
*Battle for Caen - 1944 - Second World War
*Battle of Cambrailkxmflksdnlkmxclkmokmksmlckmlkm.,*Battle of Cannae - 216 BC - Second Punic War
*Battle of Cape St. Vincent (1780) - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Cape St. Vincent (1797) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Caporetto (a.k.a. Twelfth Battle of Isonzo) - 1917 - World War I
*Battle of Capua (212 BC) - Second Punic War
*Battle of Capua (1734) - War of Polish Succession
*Battle of Carabobo - 1821 - Venezuelan War of Independence
*Battle of Carbisdale (1650)
*Battle of Carchemish - 605 BC - Babylonian-Egyptian War
*Battle of Carillon (1758) - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Carthage (149 BC) - Third Punic War
*Battle of Carthage (533) (see Battle of Ad Decimum)
*Battle of Carthage (698) - Moslem Conquest of North Africa
*Battle of Castle Turjak - 1943 - World War II
*Battle of Cassel - 1677 - Franco-Dutch War
*Battle of Cassinga - 1978 - South African Border War
*Battle of Castillon - 1453 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of the Catalaunian Plains (see Battle of Chalons)
*Battle of the Caudine Forks - 321 BC - Samnite Wars
*Second Battle of Cawnpore - 1857 - Indian Rebellion of 1857
*Battle of Cedynia - 972 - First Polish-German War
*Battle of Cesky´-Brod (see Battle of Lipany)
*Battle of Ceuta - 1415 - Portuguese Invasion of Africa
*Battle of Chaeronea (338 BC) - Wars of Alexander the Great
*Battle of Chaeronea (86 BC) - First Mithridatic War
*Battle of Chalcis - 429 BC - Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Châlons-sur-Marne (366) - Germanic Invasions of the Roman Empire
*Battle of Châlons (451) - Wars of the Western Roman Empire
*Battle of Champaubert - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Chancellorsville - 1863 - American Civil War
*Battle of Changsha (3rd century) - Wars of the three kingdoms
*Battle of Changsha (1930) - Gunboat Diplomacy - basis for movie, "The Sand Pebbles"
*Battle of Changsha (1939) - Second Chinese-Japanese War
*Battle of Changsha (1941) - Second Chinese-Japanese War
*Battle of Changsha (1942) - Second Chinese-Japanese War as merged into World War II
*Battle of Changsha (1944) (a.k.a. Changsha-Hengyang) - Second Chinese-Japanese War as merged into World War II
*Battle of Changping - 206 BC - Consolidation of Qin dynasty
*Battle of Chateauguay - 1813 - War of 1812
*Battle of Chernaya River - 1855 - Crimean War
*Battle of the Chesapeake - 1781 - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Chesma - 1770 - Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774)
*Battle of Chickamauga - 1863 - American Civil War
*Battle of Chippawa - 1812 - War of 1812
*Battle of Chojnice (a.k.a. Battle of Conitz) - 1454 - Thirteen Years' War
*Battle of Chosin Reservoir - 1951 - Korean War
*Battle of Chrysopolis - 324 - Constantine I becomes the only Roman Emperor
*Battle of Ciudad-Real - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Civitate - 1053 - Norman vs. Swabian-Italian-dn|Lombard Papal coalition
*Battle of Cocherel - 1364 - French vs. the forces of Charles II of Navarre
*Battle of Cold Harbor - 1864 - American Civil War
*Battle of Colenso - 1899 - Second Boer War
*Battle of Copenhagen - 1659 - Northern Wars
*Battle of Copenhagen (1801) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Copenhagen (1807) - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of the Coral Sea - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Coronea - 447 BC - pre-Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Coronel - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Covadonga - 722 - Muslim Conquest of Spain
*Battle of Cracow - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Craonne - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Cravant - 1423 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of the Crater - 1864 - American Civil War
*Battle of Crécy - 1346 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of Crete - 1941 - World War II
*Battle of Crysler's Farm - 1813 - War of 1812
*Battle of Culloden (a.k.a. Culloden Moor) - 1746 - Jacobite Rebellions
*Battle of Cunaxa - 401 BC - Persian-Greek Wars
*Battle of Cut Knife - 1885 - North-West Rebellion
*Battle of Chapultepec - 1847 - Mexican-American War

D

*Battle of Dairen - 1904 - Russo-Japanese War
*Battle of Delium - 424 BC - Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Denain - 1712 - War of the Spanish Succession
*Battle of Deorham (a.k.a. Dyrham) - 577 - Teutonic conquest of England
*Battle of Dessau Bridge - (1626) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Detroit - 1812 - War of 1812
*Battle of Dien Bien Phu - 1954 - French Indochina
*Battle of Diersheim (1797) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Diriyah - 1818 - Ottoman-Saudi War
*Battle of Dogger Bank (1781) - War of American Independence
*Battle of Dogger Bank (1915) - World War I
*Battle of Poop (Domašov) - 1758 - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Dorylaeum - 1097 - First Crusade
*Battle of Dražgoše - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Drepana - 249 BC - First Punic War
*Battle of Dresden - 1813 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Dufile - 1888 - Emin Pasha - Moyo District - Uganda
*Battle of Dumlupınar - 1922 - Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922)
*Battle of the Dunes (430) - Byzantine War against the Goths
*Battle of the Dunes (1658) - Spanish French Wars
*Battle of Dunkirk (a.k.a. Dunkerque) - 1940 - World War II
*Battle of Dunbar (1296) - Wars of Scottish Independence
*Battle of Dunbar (1650) - English Civil Wars
*Battle of Dungans Hill- 1647 - Irish Confederate Wars
*Battle of Dunnichen
*Battle of Dupplin Moor - 1332 - Second War of Scottish Independence
*Battle of Dybbøl - 1864 - Second Schleswig War

E

*Battle of the Ebro - 1938 - Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
*Battle of Eckmülh - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Edgehill - 1642 - English Civil War
*Battle of Elchingen - 1805 - War of the Third Coalition
*Battle of Elena - 1877 - Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
*Battle of Elvina - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Embabo - 1882
*Battle of Engen (1800) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Espinosa - 1808 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Essling-Aspern - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of the Eurymedon - c. 466 BC - Persian Wars
*Battle of Evesham - 1265 - Second Barons' War of England
*Battle of Eylau - 1807 - Napoleonic Empire Wars

F

*Battle of Falkirk (1298) - Wars of Scottish Independence
*Battle of Falkirk (1746) - Jacobite Rebellions
*Battle of the Falkland Islands - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Fehrbellin - 1675 - Northern Wars
*Battle of Feishui - 383 - Wars of the Eastern Jin Dynasty
*Battle of Five Forks - 1865 - American Civil War
*Battle of Flandres - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Fleurus (1622) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Fleurus (1690) - War of the Grand Alliance
*Battle of Fleurus (1794) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Focşani - 1789 - Russo–Turkish War (1787–1792)
*Battle of Fontenay (841) (Latin Fontanetum, near Auxerre, and now Fontenoy-en-Puisaye) - Division of Charlemagne's Empire
*Battle of Fontenay (1944) (Fontenay-le-Pesnel near Caen) - World War II
*Battle of Fontenoy (1745) (in Belgium) - War of the Austrian Succession
*Battle of Formigny - 1450 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of Fornovo - 1495 - Invasion of Italy by Charles VIII
*Battle of Fort Charlotte - 1780 - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Fort Donelson - 1862 - American Civil War
*Battle of Frankfort on the Oder - 1631 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Freiburg - 1644 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Freiberg - 1762 - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Friedland - 1807 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of the Frontiers - 1914
*Battle of Fuentes de Onoro - 1811 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Fulford - 1066 - Viking Conquest of England
*Battle of Fürth - 1632 - Thirty Years' War

G

*Battle of Gallipoli - 1915 - World War I
*Battle of Garibpur - 1971 - Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
*Battle of Gaugamela - 331 BC - Wars of Alexander the Great
*First Battle of Gaza - 1917 - World War I
*Second Battle of Gaza - 1917 - World War I
*Battle of Geisberg (1793) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Germantown(1777) - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Gettysburg - 1863 - American Civil War
*Battle of Gilboa - 1000 BC - Israeli Philistine Wars
*Gorlice-Tarnów Offensive - 1915 - World War I
*Battle of Grathe Heath - 1157 - Dispute over Danish Throne
*Battle of Grandson - 1476
*Battle of the Granicus - 334 BC - Wars of Alexander the Great
*Battle of Grengam - 1720 - Great Northern War
*Battle of Grotnik - 1439 - Polish rebellion
*Battle of Grunwald - 1410
*Battle of Guadalcanal - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Guadalete - 711 - Moslem Conquest of Spain
*Battle of Guan Du - 200 - Conquest of Northern China
*Battle of the Guise - (See Battle of St. Quentin (1914))
*Battle of Gully Ravine - 1915 - World War I - Battle of Gallipoli
*Battle of Gumbinnen - 1914
*Battle of Gvozd Mountain (Peter`s Mountain) - 1097 - Croatian-Hungarian War of 1097

H

*Battle of Halys (547 BC) - Persian Wars
*Battle of Halys (430) - Byzantine War against the Goths
*Battle of Halys (1101) - First Crusade
**Because the Halys is a river the above battles sometimes use the terms "on the" or "at the"
*Battle of Hampton Roads (see Battle of the Ironclads)
*Battle of Harlaw - 1411 - Aberdeenshire Scotland
*Hartmannswillerkopf - 1914 - Alsace
*Battle of Hastings - 1066 - Norman conquest of England
*Battle of Hattin - 1187 - Crusades
*Battle of Heligoland (1864) - Second Schleswig War
*Battle of Heligoland (1914) (a.k.a. Heligoland Bight) - World War I
*Battle of Hellespont - 324
*Battle of Helsingborg - 1362 - Danish-German War
*Battle of Hemmingstedt - 1500 - Danish invasion in Dithmarschen, Germany
*Battle of Heraclea - 280 BC - Pyrrhic War
*Battle of Hill 60 (Gallipoli) - 1915 - World War I - Battle of Gallipoli
*Battle of Hill 60 (Western Front) - 1915 - World War I - Western Front
*Battle of Hilli 1971 - Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
*Battle of Höchst - 1622 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Hochstadt - 1703 - War of the Spanish Succession
*Battle of Hochstadt (1800) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Hohenfriedberg - 1745 - Second Silesian War and War of the Austrian Succession
*Battle of Hohenlinden (1800) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Hondshoote (1793) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Hue - 1968 - Vietnam War
*Battle of Hundred Regiments (a.k.a. Hundred Regiments Offensive) - 1940 - Second Chinese-Japanese War
*Battle of the Hydaspes River - 326 BC - Wars of Alexander the Great

I

*Battle of Iena - 1806 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Ilipa - 206 BC - Second Punic War
*Battle of Inkerman - 1854 - Crimean War
*Battle of Inverlochy - 1431
*Battle of Inverlochy - 1645 - English Civil War
*Battle of Issus - 333 BC - Macedonian conquests
*Battle of Ituzaingo - 1827 - Uruguayan War of Independence
*Battle of Iwo Jima - 1945 - World War II
*Battle of the Ironclads (a.k.a. "Monitor" vs. "Merrimack", Battle of Hampton Roads) - 1862 - American Civil War
*Battle of Isandhlwana - Anglo-Zulu War
*Battle of Isonzo (489) - Ostrogoth invasion of Italy
*Battles of Isonzo - World War I - a series of eleven related battles, ending with the Battle of Caporetto

J

*Battle of Jankau - 1645 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Java Sea - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Jeddah - 1813 - Ottoman-Saudi War
*Battle of Jemappes - 1792 - War of the First Coalition
*Battle of Jena - 1806 - War of the Fourth Coalition
*Battle of Jutland - 1916 - World War I

K

*Battle of Kabul (709) - Moslem Conquest of the East
*Battle of Kabul (1842) - First Afghan-British War
*Battle of Kadesh - 1472 BC - Egyptian-Canaanite War
*Battle of Kalcicrum (1799) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Kapyong 1951 - Korean War
*Battle of Karkar - 854 BC or 853 BC - Assyrian Wars of Conquest
*Battle of Kepaniwai - 1790 - Unification of Hawaiian Islands
*Battle of King's Mountain - 1780 - part of American Revolution
*Battle of Kircholm - 1605 - War between Sweden and Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth for the Inflants
*Battle of Kleidion - 1014 - Byzantine-Bulgar Wars
*Battle of Kłuszyn - 1610, Poles defeat Russians during Times of Troubles in Russia.
*Battle of Knocknanuss- 1647- Irish Confederate Wars
*Battle of Kolin - 1757 - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Kolubara - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Königgrätz - 1866 - Austro-Prussian War
*Battle of Kosovo - 1389 - Ottoman wars in Europe
*Battle of Kosovo (1448) - Ottoman wars in Europe
*Battle of Kosovo (1915) - World War I
*Battle of Krbava field - 1493 - Ottoman-Croatian Wars
*Battles of Krithia - 1915 - World War I - Battle of Gallipoli
**First Battle of Krithia
**Second Battle of Krithia
**Third Battle of Krithia
**Battle of Krithia Vineyard
*Battle of Kunyang - 24 - Rise of the Eastern Han
*Battle of Kursk - 1943 - World War II
*Battle of Kyushu - 1281 - Mongol Invasions of Japan

L

*Battle of La Bicocca - 1522 - French Wars in Italy
*Battle of Lade - 494 BC - Ionian Revolt
*Battle of La Hogue - 1692 - War of the Grand Alliance
*Battle of Awesomeness - 20000000 - War of Poop
*Battle of La Loiera - 1353 - Venetians and Aragonese vs. Genoese
*Battle of Laon - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Largs - 1263 - Norse invasion of Scotland
*Battle of Lauffeld (in Belgium) - War of the Austrian Succession
*Battle of Le Cateau - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Lechfeld - 955 - German states stop the Magyars
*Battle of Legnano - 1176 - Wars of the Guelphs and Ghibellines
*Battle of Leipzig - 1813 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Lens - 1648 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Lepanto (1499) - Turkish-Venetian Wars
*Battle of Lepanto (1500) - second battle there during the Turkish-Venetian Wars
*Battle of Lepanto (1571) - Defeat of the Turkish fleet
*Battle of Lesnaya 1708 - Great Northern War
*Battle of Leuthen - 1757 - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Leuven - 891
*Battle of Lewes - 1264 - Second Barons' War of Englandbattle oflexington and concord
*Battle of Leyte (land battle) - 1944 - World War II
*Battle of Leyte Gulf (sea battle) - 1944 - World War II
*Battle of Liaoyang - 1904 - Russo-Japanese War
*Battle of Ligny - 1815 - War of the Seventh Coalition
* Battle of Lincoln (1141), on 2 February 1141 - Stephen of England vs Matilda, England.
* Battle of Lincoln (1217), on 20 May 1217 - First Barons' War of England.
*Battle of Lipany (a.k.a. Cesky´-Brod or Böhmisch-Brod) - 1434 - Hussite Wars
*Battle of Lisnagarvey - 1649 - Cromwellian Wars
*Battle of Lissa - 1866 - Seven Weeks' War
*Battle of the Little Bighorn - 1876 - Second Sioux War
*Battle of Łódź - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Lone Pine - 1915 - World War I - Battle of Gallipoli
*Battle of Long Island (a.k.a. Battle of Brooklyn) - 1776 - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of the Long Orchard - 432 - Byzantine War against the Goths
*Battle of Longewala - 1971 - Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
*Battle of Loos (see Battle of Artois-Loos)
*Battle of Lostwithiel (two connected battles) - 1642 and 1644 - English Civil War
*Battle of Lowestoft - 1665 - Second Anglo-Dutch War
*Battle of Lowicz - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Lugou Bridge (a.k.a. Incident at Marco Polo Bridge) - 1937 - Second Chinese-Japanese War
*Battle of Lumphanan - 1057 - Scottish dispute over the throne; Macbeth died here.
*Battle of Lundy's Lane - 1814 - War of 1812
*Battle of Lutter am Barenberge - 1626 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Lützen (1632) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Lützen (1813) - Napoleonic Empire Wars

M

*Battle of Magdeburg - 1631 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Magdhaba - 1916 - World War I
*Battle of Magenta - 1859 - Italian Independence War
*Battle of Magersfontein - 1899 - Second Boer War
*Battle of Magh Tuiredh (two battles) - Irish mythology - see also Tuatha Dé Danann, Lugh
*Battle of Maiwand - 1880 - Second Anglo-Afghan War
*Battle of Majuba Hill - 1881 - First Boer War
*Battle of Malakoff - 1855 - Crimean War
*Battle of Maldon - 991 - Rise of England
*Battle of Malplaquet - 1709 - War of the Spanish Succession
*Battle of Manila (1762) - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Manila (1898) - Spanish-American War
*Battle of Manila (1899) - Philippine-American War
*Battle of Manila (1945) - World War II
*Battle of Manila Bay (1898) - Spanish-American War
*Battle of Manners Street - 1943 World War II
*Battle of Mantinea (418 BC) - 418 BC - Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Mantinea (362 BC) - 362 BC - Greek City-States War
*Battle of Manzikert - 1071 - Byzantine-Turkish Wars
*Battle of Marakesh - 1908
*Battle of Marathon - 490 BC - Persian-Greek Wars
*Battle of Marengo - 1800 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Marignani - 1515 - French Wars in Italy
*Operation Market Garden (Battle of Arnhem) - 1944 - World War II
*First Battle of the Marne - 1914 - World War I
*Second Battle of the Marne - 1918 - World War I
*Battle of Marston Moor - 1644 - English Civil War
*First Battle of Masurian Lakes - September 1914 - World War I
*Second Battle of Masurian Lakes - February 1915 - World War I
*Battle of Matchin - 1791 - Russo–Turkish War (1787–1792)
*Battle of Mecca - 1813 - Ottoman-Saudi War
*Battle of Medelin - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Medina (1812) - 1812 - Ottoman-Saudi War
*Battle of Meelick Island -1650 - Cromwellian Wars
*Battle of Mello - 1358 - Peasant Jacquerie
*Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC) - Egyptian-Canaanite War
*Battle of Megiddo (609 BC) - 609 BC
*Battle of Megiddo (1918) - 1918 - World War I
*Battle of Mergentheim - 1645 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Meloria (1241) - Frederick II and Pisa vs. Genoa
*Battle of Meloria (1284) - Pisa vs. Genoa
*Battle of Miani - 1843 - Anglo-Baluchi War
*Battle of Midway - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Milan (1522) - French Wars in Italy
*Battle of Milan (1535) - French Wars in Italy
*Battle of Milan (1741) - War of the Austrian Succession
*Battle of Milvian Bridge - 312 - Civil Wars of the Roman Empire
*Battle of Minden - 1759 - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Mirbat - 1972 - [Oman Coup]
*Battle of Mitla Pass - 1956 - Suez Crisis
*Battle of Mobile (1781) - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Mobile Bay - 1864 - American Civil War
*Battle of Modder River - 1899 - Second Boer War
*Battle of Möerskirch (1800) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Mohács - 1526 - Turkish Conquest of Hungary
*Battle of Mollwitz - 1741 - War of the Austrian Succession
*Battle of Monocacy Junction - 1864 - American Civil War
*Battle of the Monongahela - 1755 - French and Indian War
*Battle of Mons - 1914 - World War I
*Battle of Mons Badonicus - abount 500 - Teutonic Conquest of Britain
*Battle of Mons Graupius - 84 - Roman Invasion of Britain
*Battle of Monte Cassino - 1944 - Italian Campaign (World War II)
*Battle of Montereau - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Montmirail - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Mormans - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Moscow - 1941 - World War II
*Battle of Mouquet Farm - 1916
*Battle of Mühlberg - 1547 - German Reformation Wars
*Battle of Muffins - 1918 - World War I
*Battle of Mycale - 479 BC - Persian Wars
*Battle of Myriokephalon - 1176 - Byzantine-Turkish Wars

N

*Battle of Naissus - 269 - Gothic Invasion of the Roman Empire
*Night Attack - 1462 - Vlad III Dracula versus Mehmed II
*Battle of Nanjing - 1937 - Second Chinese-Japanese War
*Battle of Nanos - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Naseby - 1645 - English Civil War
*Battle of Nashville - 1864 - American Civil War
*Battle of Naupactus - 429 BC - Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Navarino - 1827 - Greek War of Independence
*Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa - 1212 - Spanish-Moslem Wars
*Battle of Neaje - 1016- Saint Olav Haraldsson
*Battle of Nechtansmere - 685 - see Battle of Dunnichen
*Battle of Neerwinden (1693) - War of the Grand Alliance
*Battles of Nejd - 1817 / 1818 - Ottoman-Saudi War
*Battle of the Nek - 1915 - World War I - Battle of Gallipoli
*Battle of Neresheim (1796) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Neuwied (1797) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of New Orleans - 1815 - War of 1812
*Battle of New Ross (1798) - Irish Rebellion of 1798
*Battle of Nicopolis - 1396 - Ottoman wars in Europe
*Battle of the Nile - 1799 - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Nineveh (612 BC) - Fall of Assyria
*Battle of Nineveh (627) - Byzantine-Persian Wars
*Battle of Niquitao - 1813 - Venezuelan War of Independence
*Battle of Nördlingen (1634) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Nördlingen (1645) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Normandy - 1944 - World War II
*Battle of Novara (1513) - War of the League of Cambrai
*Battle of Novara (1849) - Italian Independence wars
*Battle of Novi (1799) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Mooretown (1776) - Revolutionary War

O

*Battle of Ocana - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Oenophyta - 457 BC - First Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Okinawa - 1945 - World War II
*Battle of Olpae - 426 BC - Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Orchomenus - 84 BC - First Mithridatic War
*Battle of Orléans - 1429 - Hundred Years' War - Joan of Arc participated
*Battle of Osankarica - 1943 - World War II
*Battle of Otterburn - 1388 - Scottish/English border dispute
*Battle of Oudenarde - 1708 - War of the Spanish Succession

P

*Battle of Paardeberg - 1900 - Second Boer War
*Battle of Pakozd - 1848 - Hungarian Revolution of 1848
*Battle of Pampeluna (778) - Charlemagne's War against the Moors
*Battle of Pampeluna (1521) - French-Spanish Wars
*Battle of Pampeluna (1813) - Peninsular War in the Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Panipat (1526) - Mogul-Afghan Wars
*Battle of Panipat (1556) - Mogul-Afghan Wars
*Battle of Panipat (1761) - Afghan-Maratha Wars
*Battle of Passchendaele - 1917 - World War I
*Battle of Patay - 1429 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of Pavia (271) - Alamanni Invasion of the Roman Empire
*Battle of Pavia (476) - Fall of the Western Roman Empire
*Battle of Pavia (569) - Lombard Invasion of Italy
*Battle of Pavia (773) - Conquests of Charlemagne
*Battle of Pavia (1431) - Wars in Lombardy
*Battle of Pavia (1525) - French Wars in Italy
*Battle of Peking - 1900 - Boxer Rebellion
*Battle of Peleliu - 1944 - World War II
*Battle of Pearl Harbor - 1941 - World War II
*Battle of Pharsalus - 48 BC - Wars of the First Triumvirate
*Battle of Philippi (42 BC) (in Macedonia) - Wars of the Second Triumvirate
*Battle of Philippi (1861) (in West Virginia) - American Civil War
*Battle of Philippine Sea - 1944 - World War II
*Battle of the Plains of Abraham - 1759 - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Pilsen - 1618 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Plataea - 479 BC - Persian Wars
*Battle of Platzberg (1794) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Poitiers - 1356 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of Poljana - 1945 - World War II
*Battle of Pollentia - 402 - Goth Invasion of the Western Roman Empire
*Battle of Poltava - 1709 - Great Northern War
*Battle of Port Arthur - 1904 - Russo-Japanese War
*Battle of Portland - 1653 - First Anglo–Dutch War
*Battle of Portland Harbour - 1863 - American Civil War
*Battle of Pozzolo (1800) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Prague (1420) - Hussite Wars
*Battle of Prague (1648) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Prague (1744) - War of the Austrian Succession
*Battle of Prague (1757) - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Preston (1648) - Second English Civil War
*Battle of Preston (1715) - First Jacobite rising
*Battle of Prestonpans - 1745 - Jacobite rising
*Battle of Princeton - 1777 - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Puebla (1847) - Mexican-American War
*Battle of Puebla (1862) - French-Mexican War
*Battle of Pydna - 168 BC - Third Macedonian War
*Battle of Pylos - 425 BC - Peloponnesian War

Q

*Battle of Quatre Bras - 1815 - War of the Seventh Coalition
* Battle of Quebec (1691) - British attack during King William's War
* Battle of Quebec (1711) - British attack during Queen Anne's War
*Battle of Quebec (1759) - Seven Years' War, includes the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
*Battle of Quebec (1760) - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Quebec (1775) - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Queenston Heights - 1812 - War of 1812

R

*Battle of Rafa - 1917 - World War I
*Battle of Rain - 1632 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Rakovor - 1268 -
*Battle of Ramillies - 1706 - War of the Spanish Succession
*Battle of Ramoth-Gilead - 953 BC - Israeli-Syrian War
*Battle of Rastadt (1796) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Raszyn - 1809- Napoleonic Wars
*Battle of Raucoux (1746) (in Belgium) - War of the Austrian Succession
*Battle of Ravenna (419) - Roman Empire vs. Ostrogoths
*Battle of Ravenna (432) - Bonifacius vs. Flavius Aëtius
*Battle of Ravenna (1512) - War of the League of Cambrai
*Battle of Reading - 871 - Ethelred of Wessex and Alfred the Great defeated by a Danish army
*Battle of Reading - 1688 - Glorious Revolution
*Battle of Red Cliffs - 208 - Rise of the Three Kingdoms
*Battle of Rheinfelden - 1638 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Rivas 1856 - Central American coalition defeats filibuster William Walker
*The Battle of the River Plate - 1939 - World War II
*Battle of Rivoli - 1796 - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Rocroi - 1643 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Romani - 1916 - World War I
*Battle for Rome - 1944 - Italian Campaign (World War II)
*Battle of Rosbach - 1757 - Seven Years' War
*Battle of Ruvo - 1503 - French-Spanish Wars in Italy

S

*Battle of St-Laurent-de-la-Muga (1794) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Saint-Omer - 1340 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of St Pol de Leon - 1346 - Breton War of Succession
*Battle of St. Quentin (1914) - World War I
*Battle of Sablat - 1619 - Thirty Years' War
*First Battle of Saigon - 1968 - Vietnam War
*Battle of Sainte-Foy - 1760
*Battle of Salamanca - 1812 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Salamis - 480 BC - Persian Wars
*Battle of Salamis (in Cyprus) - 450 BC - pre-Peloponnesian War
*Battle of San Jacinto - 1836 - Texan War of Independence
*Battle of Santa Rosa - 1856 - Costa Rican troops rout Walker's soldiers
*Battle of Santiago de Cuba - 1898 - Spanish-American War
*Battle of Saratoga - 1777 - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Sarhū - 1619
*Battle of Sari Bair - 1915 - World War I - Battle of Gallipoli
*Battle of Sarmada - 1119 - Crusader-Turkish Wars
*Battle of Scheveningen - 1653 - First Anglo–Dutch War
*Battle of Schwechat - 1848 - Hungarian Revolution of 1848
*Battle of Schwetz - see Battle of Świecino
*Battle of Scimitar Hill - 1915 - World War I - Battle of Gallipoli
*Battle of Sedan - 1870 - Franco-Prussian War
*Battle of Sedgemoor - 1685 - Monmouth's Revolt
*Battle of Sekigahara - 1600 - Unification of Japan
*Battle of Sempach - 1386 - Growth of the Old Swiss Confederacy
*Battle of Seneffe - 1674 - Franco-Dutch War
*Battle of Shanhai Pass - 1644 - Manchu conquest
*Battle of Shijō Nawate - 1348 - Nanboku-chō period
*Battle of Shiloh - 1862 - American Civil War
*Battle of Sherrifmuir - 1715 - Scottish Revolution
*Battle of Shrewsbury - 1403 - Percy Revolt against Henry IV
*Battle of Sitka - 1804 - Russian colonization of the Americas
*Battle of Sluis (1603) - Eighty Years' War
*Battle of Sluys - 1340 - Hundred Years' War
*Battle of Solférino - 1859 - Italian Independence War
*Battle of the Somme (1916) - World War I
*Battle of the Somme (1918) - World War I
*Battle of Sphacteria - 425 BC - Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Spion Kop - 1900 - Second Boer War
*Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - 1864 - American Civil War
*Battle of Stadtlohn - 1623 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Stalingrad - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Stamford Bridge - 1066 - Viking invasion of England
*First Battle of St Albans - 1455 - Wars of the Roses
*Second Battle of St Albans - 1461 - Wars of the Roses
*Battle of St-Dizier - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Saint Gotthard - 1664 - Ottoman wars in Europe
*Battle of Steenkerque - 1692 - War of the Grand Alliance
*Battle of Stiklestad - 1030 - Christianization of Norway
*Battle of Stirling Bridge - 1297 - First War of Scottish Independence
*Battle of Stirling (1648) - Wars of the Three Kingdoms
*Battle of Stoke Field - 1487 - Wars of the Roses
*Battle of Stockash (1800) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Stralsund (1628) - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Stralsund (1715) - Great Northern War
*First Battle of the Stronghold - 1873 - Modoc War
*Battle of Stångebro - 1598
*Battle of Suiyang - 757
*Battle of Surat - 1664 - Imperial Maratha Conquests
*Battle of Svistov - 1877 - Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
*Battle of Świecino (a.k.a. Schwetz, Żarnowiec) - 1462 - Thirteen Years' War
*Battle of Syllaeum - 677 - Byzantine-Arab Wars
*Battle of Syracuse (415 BC) - Great Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Syracuse (387 BC) - Carthaginian Invasion of Sicily
*Battle of Syracuse (214 BC) - Second Punic War
*Battle of Syracuse (1734) - War of the Polish Succession
*Battle of Syria - 431 - Byzantine War against the Goths

T

*Battle of Taco Bell - 1268 - French Invasion of Italy
*Battle of Tai er zhuang - 1938 - Second Chinese-Japanese War
*Battle of Taku Forts - 1900 - Boxer Rebellion
*Battle of Talavera - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Tanagra (457 BC) - Peloponnesian War
*Battle of Tannenberg (1410) - Rise of Poland
*Battle of Tannenberg (1914) - World War I
*Battle of Tarawa (a.k.a. Tarawa-Makin) - 1943 - World War II
*Battle of Tarifa - 1811 - Peninsular War in the Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Tassafaronga - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Tashkessen - 1877 - Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
*Battle of Teruel - 1937 - Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
*Battle of Te Tumo - 1835 - Maori Wars
*Battle of Tchernaïa - 1855 - Crimean War
*Battle of the Teutoburg Forest - 9 - Germanic Wars of the Roman Empire
*Battle of Tewkesbury - 1491 - Wars of the Roses
*Battle of Texel - 1673 - Franco-Dutch and Third Anglo-Dutch Wars
*Battle of the Thames - 1813 - War of 1812
*Battle of Thapsus - 46 BC - Caesar's civil war
*Battle of Thermopylae - 480 BC - Persian Wars
*Battle of Ticonderoga - 1758, 1759, 1775, 1777 - French and Indian War, American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Tippecanoe - 1811 - War against Tecumseh
*Battle of Tippermuir - 1644 Wars of the Three Kingdoms
*Siege of Tobruk - 1941 - World War II
*Battle of Tolentino - 1815 - War of the Seventh Coalition
*Battle of Tololing - 1999 - Kargil War
*Battle of Toulouse - 721 - Moslem Invasion of Europe
*Battle of Toulouse - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Tourcoing (1794) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Tours - 732 - Moslem Invasion of France
*Battle of Towton - 1461 - Wars of the Roses
*Battle of Trafalgar - 1805 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Trebia (1799) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Trenton - 1776 - American Revolutionary War
*Second Battle of Trenton - 1777 - American Revolutionary War
*Battle of Trepani - 1735 - War of the Polish Succession
*Battle of Trieste - 1945 - World War II
*Battle of Trippstadt (1794) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Troy - 1194 BC - Trojan War
*Battle of Tsushima - 1905 - Russo-Japanese War
*Battle of Tudela - 1808 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Turckeim - 1675 - Franco-Dutch War
*Battle of Tumu Fortress - 1449 - Ming Wars against the Mongols
**NOTE: This was previously listed as Tumu Castle, but the distinction may simply be a by-product of translation from Chinese.
*Battle of Tunisia - 1942 - World War II
*Battle of Tuttlingen - 1643 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Tenochtitlan - 1521 - Spanish conquest of Mexico
*First Battle of Torreon - 1913 - Mexican Revolution
*Second Battle of Torreon - 1914 - Mexican Revolution
*Third Battle of Torreon - 1914 - Mexican Revolution

U

*Battle of Ucles (1108) - Spanish-Moslem Wars
*Battle of Ucles (1809) - Peninsular War in the Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Ulm - 1805 - War of the Third Coalition
*Battle of Ulundi - 1879 - Anglo-Zulu War

V

*Battle of Vauchamps - 1814 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Vaila - see Battle of Agnadello
*Battle of Valenciennes - 1656 - Thirty Years' War (Spanish-French Extension)
*Battle of Valmy - 1792 - French Revolutionary Wars
*Battle of Vaslui - 1475 - (Moldavian-Ottoman Wars)
*Battle of Vera Cruz - 1847 - Mexican-American War
*Battle of Veracruz - 1914 - see United States occupation of Veracruz, 1914
*Battle of Verdun - 1916 - World War I
*Battle of Vimeiro - 1808 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Vimy Ridge - 1917 - World War I
*Battle of Vinegar Hill - 1798 - Irish Rebellion of 1798
*Battle of Vitoria - 1813 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Vukovar - 1991 - Croatian War of Independence

W

*Battle of Wagram - 1809 - Napoleonic Empire Wars
*Battle of Wakefield - 1460 - Wars of the Roses
*Battle of Warsaw (1656), during the Northern Wars
*Battle of Warsaw (1831), during the Polish revolt against Russia
*Battle of Vistula River-Warsaw, during World War I
*Battle of Warsaw (1920), during the Polish-Soviet War
*Battle of Warsaw (1939), at the outset of World War II
*Battle of Warsaw (1944), near the end of World War II
*Battle of Washita River - 1868 - the Indian Wars
*Battle of Waterloo - 1815 - War of the Seventh Coalition
*Battle of Wattignies (1793) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Wavre - 1815 - War of the Seventh Coalition
*Battle of Wayna Daga - 1543 - Moslem Wars in Ethiopia
*Battle of Werben - 1631 - Thirty Years' War
*Defence of Westerplatte - 1939 - World War II
*Battle of White Mountain - 1620 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Wiesloch - 1622 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of the Wilderness - 1864 - American Civil War
*Battle of Wimpfen - 1622 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Wittstock - 1636 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Woerth (1793) - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Wogastisburg - 631
*Battle of Wolgast - 1628 - Thirty Years' War
*Battle of Worcester - 1651 - English Civil War
*Battle of Worringen - 1288 - Cologne's revolt against church rule
*Battle of Wounded Knee - 1890 - Sioux Wars

X

*Battle of Xiangyang (209) (year uncertain) - Rise of the Three Kingdoms
*Battle of Xiangyang (360) (year uncertain) - Expansion of the Early Qin
*Battle of Xiangyang (1273) - Yuan conquest of Southern Sung
*Battle of Xiangyang (1944) - World War II

Y

*Battle of Yalu River (1894) - First Sino-Japanese War
*Battle of Yalu River (1904) - Russo-Japanese War
*Battle of Yarmuk - 636 - Byzantine-Arab Wars
*Battle of York - 1813 - War of 1812
*Battle of Yorktown (1781) - American Revolutionary War
*First Battle of Ypres - 1914 - World War I
*Second Battle of Ypres - 1915 - World War I
*Third Battle of Ypres - 1917 - World War I

Z

*Battle of Žalgiris - see Battle of Grunwald (1410)
*Battle of Zama - 202 BC - Second Punic War
*Battle of Żarnowiec - see Battle of Świecino
*Battle of Zborov - 1917 - World War I
*First Battle of Zurich 1799 - Wars of the French Revolution
*Second Battle of Zurich 1799 - Wars of the French Revolution
*Battle of Zusmarshausen - 1648 - Thirty Years' War


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