Name The Battle - Difficult #3

Can you name these famous battles from history? 1, 2, 4, 5
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Last updated: April 12, 2017
First submittedFebruary 24, 2016
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Battle
1945 CE
Allied attacks on Japanese in the Ryukyu Islands in WWII, including the largest amphibious assault in the War in the Pacific
Battle of Okinawa
1943 CE
Last strategic offensive Nazi Germany was able to mount against the Soviet Union in WWII
Battle of Kursk
1937 CE
Battle between Chinese and Japanese, ending in Japanese victory and preceding massacre of Chinese, including civilians; often given the title "Rape"
Battle of Nanking
1914 CE
Known as a "Miracle", an Allied victory against the Central Powers on the Western Front during WWI; is generally perceived to have prevented success of Schlieffen Plan and therefore Germany's attempt to knock France out before Russia could mobilise and open a two-front war against them
First Battle of the Marne
1879 CE
Decisive Zulu victory over British in Anglo-Zulu War, despite British technological superiority
Battle of Isandlwana
1870 CE
German victory over French in Franco-Prussian War; capture of Emperor Napoleon III resulted in end of Second French Empire, effective German victory in Franco-Prussian War and start of the French Third Republic
Battle of Sedan
1861 CE
First major battle of the American Civil War, won by Confederates
First Battle of Bull Run
1801 CE
Close-run British naval victory over Danish during Napoleonic Wars; involved Horatio Nelson though not as the main commander
Battle of Copenhagen
1775 CE
Pyrrhic British victory against fortified American revolutionaries during Siege of Boston
Battle of Bunker Hill
1759 CE
British and German allied troops beat French and Saxon troops; notable for a misunderstanding resulting in British infantry advancing in lines to attack French cavalry, only for the British infantry to destroy the French cavalry; part of Britain's Annus Mirabilis of 1759
Battle of Minden
1643 CE
French victory over Spanish in Thirty Years' War; considered to mark the downfall of the idea of the "invincible" tercio
Battle of Rocroi
1187 CE
Major battle won by Ayyubids under Saladin against Crusaders; resulted in Guy of Lusignan, the King of Jerusalem's capture, though he was spared
Battle of Hattin
378 CE
Goths defeat the Eastern Roman Empire and kill their emperor, Valens; the battle is considered by some to have led to the fall of the Western Roman Empire
Battle of Adrianople
9 CE
Romans ambushed and massacred by Germanic tribes in modern day Germany
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
405 BCE
Spartan naval victory led by Lysander against Athens which ended the Peloponnesian War
Battle of Aegospotami
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