Name The Battle - Difficult #4

Can you name these famous battles from history? 1, 2, 3, 5
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Last updated: April 12, 2017
First submittedFebruary 25, 2016
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Battle
1942 CE
Major naval battle between Allied and Japanese forces in the Pacific; strategically prevented Japanese advance, was first engagement between aircraft carriers, and first naval battle where no ships from either side sighted or fired directly on each other
Battle of the Coral Sea
1942 CE
British base in Southeast Asia, nicknamed "Gibraltar of the East" is taken by the Japanese in WWII; the event was also called a "Fall" and is regarded as a military disaster for the Allies
Battle of Singapore
1940 CE
Nazi German conquest of France in WWII
Battle of France
1936 CE
One of first major Nationalist victories in Spanish Civil War; linked southern and northern Nationalist zones, and cut the Republicans off from the Portuguese border
Battle of Badajoz
1917 CE
Major Allied offensive against German forces in WWI on the Western Front in West Flanders, Belgium; of debated impact and result on both sides
Battle of Passchendaele
1916 CE
Successful French defence against German attack on fortified area of national significance to France in WWI
Battle of Verdun
1898 CE
British and Egyptians under Kitchener decisively defeat Khalifa Mahdi claimant's forces in Sudan, part of the Mahdist War
Battle of Omdurman
1866 CE
Battle between Spanish ships and Peruvian ships and port in the Chincha Islands War; was the final Spanish-Peruvian battle of the war
Battle of Callao
1620 CE
Major battle between Bohemians and Holy Roman Empire, Spanish and Catholic League forces in Thirty Years' War; victory for Catholics with relatively little fighting, considered the end of the Bohemian period of the war
Battle of White Mountain
1363 CE
Ming rebels' victory over Han rebels in the fall of the Yuan dynasty; decisive naval battle fought on large Chinese lake, part of Red Turban Rebellion
Battle of Lake Poyang
1356 CE
The second of the three great English victories in the Hundred Years' War; Black Prince's victory and capture of the French king
Battle of Poitiers
1297 CE
Victory won by William Wallace and Andrew de Moray against the English in the First War of Scottish Independence at a bridge
Battle of Stirling Bridge
52 BCE
Also known as a siege; a Roman victory under Julius Caesar against Gallic tribes led by Vercingetorix, ending organised resistance to Roman rule by the Gauls
Battle of Alesia
279 BCE
Battle that resulted in the coining of the term "Pyrrhic victory"; King Pyrrhus of Epirus' victory over the Roman Republic in the Pyrrhic War
Battle of Asculum
326 BCE
Major victory of Alexander the Great of Macedon over King Porus of Paurava in the Punjab in India
Battle of the Hydaspes
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