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Battle of Verdun

The Battle of Verdun was the longest and costliest battle of the war began on February 21, 1916, with a 1-million-shell bombardment of the French fortifications around the ancient city of Verdun in eastern...

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The Battle of Emsdorf

The Battle of Emsdorf occurred on July 14th, 1760 and was fought between England and France. This battle was part of the ‘Seven Year War’. In 1760 the Duke of Brunswick’s Allied army faced...

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The Battle of Minden

The Battle of Minden occurred on 1 August, 1759 and it was fought between Franco-Saxon alliance and England-Hannover Alliance. This Battle was part of the ‘Seven Year War’. In the summer of 1759 a...

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Zeppelin Raid on London

First Zeppelin Raid on London had occurred on May, 31, 1915. Until May 31, 1915, the citizens of London had known the Great War as something that happened elsewhere—in France, at sea, in Russia,...

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Sino-French War

Sino-French War was a war between France and China during August 1884–April 1885 that grew out of the Black Flag (Tonkin) Wars of 1882–1885. French gains in Tonkin in northern Vietnam alarmed China, for...

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First Battle of Ypres

The First Battle of Ypres, also called the First Battle of Flanders, was a First World War battle fought for the strategically important town of Ypres in western Belgium in October and November 1914....