Battles through the ages
Test your knowledge about military engagements, from Saxon times to 21st century! 15 Questions.
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In 1066, just before the battle of Hastings, King Harold's troops were engaged in fighting an invading Norwegian force in the north of England, near which village?
The forces of Empress Matilda defeated those of King Stephen at which battle in 1141?
The battles of Crecy, Poitiers and Agincourt were stunning victories for English forces over the French. What technology won the day?
Near which East Lothian town in 1745 did the forces of Charles Edward Stuart defeat the English army under Sir John Cope?
Near which Scottish town is Bannockburn, where Bruce's army defeated an English force under Edward II?
Which of the following was NOT the site of an engagement in the First English Civil War?
British forces were engaged against the armed forces of which country in the following battles:
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Which is generally held to be the last pitched battle fought on British soil?
The Ardennes offensive by the German army in 1944-45 is known in the USA as the Battle of...
Of which Second World War battle did Churchill say "This is not the beginning of the end, but ...the end of the beginning"?
Battle of Britain
The 3rd Battle of Ypres on the Western Front of the First World War is also known by the name of a nearby village - which one?
Which was the last battle between an English and a Scottish army fought in England?
Victory in a major engagement by the USA navy over the Imperial Japanese Navy in 1942 is named for which Pacific islands?
By which island group did the German Navy scuttle 51 ships in 1919?
What is a "schiltron"?
An experimental jet fighter
A formation of foot soldiers, particularly 13th or 14th century Scottish
An early cannon
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