Famous Battles A to Z

Give the name of the battle corresponding with the letter that it first starts with.
They all start with "the battle of..."
Some are a series of battles.
I use the most common name given.
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Last updated: February 9, 2017
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A
Major English victory in the hundred years war; long bowmen pivotal
Agincourt
B
Series of WWII operations; Germany's last major offensive in the West
Bulge
C
Imperial Rome's last great victory; Aetius defeats Attila
Catalaunian Fields
D
Ended French claim to Vietnam; laid groundwork for later U.S. involvement
Dien Bien Phu
E
Longest and largest battle of the Spanish Civil War
Ebro
F
Shown in "Braveheart", William Wallace is defeated by the English
Falkirk
G
Turning point in the American Civil War, also part of an "address"
Gettysburg
H
Norman victory and last time England is successfully invaded
Hastings
I
Darius defeated by Alexander the Great; beginning of the end of Persian Empire
Issus
J
Largest naval battle of WWI
Jutland
K
The largest tank battle ever
Kursk
L
WWII naval defeat of Japan; possibly largest naval battle in history
Leyte Gulf
M
Marked the end of the first Persian invasion of Greece
Marathon
 
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N
Andrew Jackson beats the British, not knowing a treaty was already signed earlier
New Orleans
O
Included the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific in WWII
Okinawa
P
Caesar's great victory over Pompey in the Civil War between them
Pharalus
Q
Deciding moment in loss of New France to Britain
Quebec
R
Series of costly attacks by allies in WWII to try and capture Italian capital
Rome
S
Turning point on Eastern Front in WWII
Stalingrad
T
Napoleonic War naval battle in which Britain won, but Nelson died
Trafalgar
U
Last major battle of Anglo-Zulu war
Ulundi
V
Led to Ottoman Empire decline; helped keep Western Europe Christian
Vienna
W
Final defeat of Napoleon bringing end to French continental dominance
Waterloo
X
Mongol victory resulted in collapse of Song Dynasty
Xiangyang
Y
Last major battle of the American Revolution; led directly to U.S. independence
Yorktown
Z
Final and decisive encounter that ended the 2nd Punic War
Zama
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Level 74
Feb 9, 2017
I got as far is question 1 and stopped. Againcourt? Really? The most famous battle where bowmen were prevalent is Agincourt!!!
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Level 62
Feb 9, 2017
It is a mistake...not too big a crisis.^^
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Level 61
Sep 11, 2022
pharsalus not pharalus, other than that, great quiz