Name The Battle - Difficult #5

Can you name these famous battles from history? 1, 2, 3, 4
Quiz by AllenY
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Last updated: April 27, 2017
First submittedApril 12, 2017
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Battle
2011 CE
Final battle of the Libyan Civil War, with Muammar Gaddafi captured and killed
Battle of Sirte
1944 CE to 1945 CE
Last major German offensive in WWII, fought in the Ardennes, caught the Allies by surprise but was ultimately repelled
Battle of the Bulge
1944 CE
Costly Allied victory against Italy in WWII, near Rome, involving a hilltop abbey
Battle of Monte Cassino
1900 CE
Defeat of Boxer and Qing forces in a treaty city by the Eight-Nation Alliance, rescuing foreigners and opening the way for the Battle of Peking
Battle of Tientsin
1896 CE
Decisive victory for the Ethiopian Empire of Menelik II against the Kingdom of Italy, securing Ethiopian independence
Battle of Adwa
1854 CE
Controversial assault by Victoria Police and British Army on stockade erected by miners during the Australian gold rushes; identified with development of democracy in Australia
Battle of the Eureka Stockade
1645 CE
Major Royalist defeat by the Parliamentarians in the First English Civil War that ended Charles I's chances at recovering the throne
Battle of Naseby
1600 CE
Decisive battle won by Tokugawa Ieyasu, resulting in the unification of Japan under the Tokugawa shogunate
Battle of Sekigahara
1532 CE
Capture of Sapa Inca Atahualpa and massacre of those around him by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Battle of Cajamarca
1298 CE
Part of First War of Scottish Independence; William Wallace defeated by Edward I of England with death of Andrew Moray
Battle of Falkirk
1267 CE to 1273 CE
Battle won by the Mongols which ultimately broke the Song Dynasty, leading to Yuan Dynasty China
Battle of Xiangyang
1066 CE
Defeat and death of Norwegian Viking invaders of England, Harald Hardrada and Tostig Godwinson, by King Harold Godwinson
Battle of Stamford Bridge
732 CE
Defeat of the Umayyad Caliphate by Charles Martel, a Frank, marking the high tide of the Caliphate in Europe
Battle of Tours
331 BCE
Decisive defeat of Darius III by Alexander the Great, leading to Achaemenid Empire's fall
Battle of Gaugamela
480 BCE
Battle famous for the last stand of the 300 Spartans, defending against the Persians in a mountain pass
Battle of Thermopylae
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Level 81
May 29, 2017
I knew Stamford Bridge and Naseby, but other than that, you're right about difficult.