Famous Battles Quiz Page
- The Glorious Glosters won a United States Distinguished Unit Citation for their actions at Gloster Hill during which war?
- Which battle was the last pitched battle fought on British soil?
- Which battle led to the end of the uprising against Roman rule in southern Britain with the defeat of Boudica?
- Which battle is known as the largest tank battle in military history?
- The Battle of Agincourt took place in which year? And it also took place on the feast day of which saint?
- The Battle of Hastings (1066) was fought in which month, and in which present-day modern English county?
- Which naval battle saw Octavian defeat the combined forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC?
- Name the officer commanding RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain? And what was his nickname?
- Which historically significant battle was the first in which aircraft carriers engaged each other?
- The Lion's Mound is a large conical man-made hill commemorating which famous battle?
- In Norse mythology, which great battle is sometimes known as the 'battle of the doomed gods'?
- A dye discovered in 1859 was named after which battle of the same year?
- Which military service branch celebrates Camerone Day in April each year?
- Which English king was the last to die on the battlefield?
- Who led the Charge of the Light Brigade against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava in 1854?
- Which battle took place near Durham in 1346 when Scotland invaded northern England under the terms of the Auld Alliance if France and England were at war?
- In which year were the following battles: (a)Bannockburn, (b)Crecy, (c)Boyne, (d)Rorkes Drift, and (e)defeat of the Spanish Armada?
- The Battle of Isandlwana, in 1879, was the first major encounter between the British Empire and which Kingdom?
- The Korean War
- The Battle of Culloden (in 1746 near Inverness)
- The Battle of Watling Street (in AD 60 or 61)
- Battle of Kursk (also accept Battle of Prokhorovka)
- 1415. Saint Crispin's Day. (Note: The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory in the Hundred Years' War)
- (14th) October. East-Sussex.
- The Battle of Actium
- Hugh Dowding. Stuffy.
- The Battle of the Coral Sea
- The Battle of Waterloo (1815)
- The French Foreign Legion (The Battle of Camaron was a defining moment in its history)
- Richard III
- Lord Cardigan
- The Battle of Neville's Cross
- (a)1314, (b)1346, (c)1690, (d)1879, and (e)1588
- Zulu Kingdom
Battles Questions II
- In which amphibious assault did Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson lose his arm?
- In which battle did Harold Godwinson defeat his brother Tostig Godwinson?
- After which battle did William Wallace resign as Guardian of Scotland?
- Which two countries' combined fleets did the Royal Navy defeat at The Battle of Trafalgar in 1805?
- The Battle of Naseby, a decisive engagement in the English Civil War, was fought in which English county?
- Which Greek coastal passage, that derives its name from its hot sulphur springs, is famous for the battle that took place there against invading Persian forces in 480 BC?
- Which leader was victorious at The Battle of Cannae?
- What was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses?
- Who was the official commander of the garrison at the Battle of the Alamo?
- What sort of victory is named after the king of Epirus whose army had irreplaceable casualties in defeating the Romans at the Battle of Heraclea in 280 BC?
- Name the aircraft carrier that the U.S. navy lost at the Battle of Midway? And how many Japanese carriers were destroyed?
- The Germans call it the Battle of Skagerrak, what do the British call this battle?
- Which Lieutenant Colonel was awarded the Victoria Cross after being killed during the Falkland War's Battle of Goose Green?
- Which battle of 1685 is often referred to as the last battle fought on English soil?
- The Battle of Inchon was a decisive battle and amphibious invasion during which war?
- Which battle of the Crimean War is nicknamed 'The Soldier's Battle' due to troops fighting mostly on their own initiative in foggy conditions?
- The Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
- Battle of Stamford Bridge (in 1066)
- The Battle of Falkirk (in 1298)
- France and Spain
- Northamptonshire (on 14 June 1645)
- Hannibal (in 216 BC)
- The Battle of Bosworth Field (1485)
- William Travis
- Pyrrhic victory (named after king Pyrrhus of Epirus)
- Yorktown. Japan lost 4 carriers.
- The Battle of Jutland
- Herbert Jones
- Battle of Sedgemoor
- The Korean War
- The Battle of Inkerman
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