Wednesday, April 30, 2014

This month in military history: May 2014


Events in May without enough information on the exact day of the event

633 – Battle of Walaja; Battle of Ullais (Islamic Conquest of Persia)

 Sword handle and chapes, gold, from Iran, the Sasanian Dynasty, 600-650
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Author: Quadell 

1254 – Seventh Crusade ends 
1344 – Battle of Stephaniana (Byzantine civil war of 1341-1347) 
1405 - Battle of Pwll Melyn (Owain Glyndwr’s Revolt)
 Owain Glyndŵr at City Hall, Cardiff, Wales; Photo by Seth Whales

1427 – Second War in Lombardy begins 
1576 – Siege of Mitsuji (Ishiyama Hongan-ji War) 
1583 – Battle of Shizugatake (Japan)
 1883 by Utagawa Toyonobu - An ukiyo-e of Battle of Shizugatake

1590 – Third siege of Odawara begins (Japan)

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