Friday, April 25, 2014

Today in military history: April 26, 2014

1289 – Siege of Tripoli ends (Lebanon)  
1794 – Battle of Mouscron begins (French Revolutionary Wars)
1836 – Battle of Terapegui (First Carlist War) 
1862 – Skirmish at Neosho, MO; Siege of Fort Macon ends (US Civil War) 
1863 – Attack at Cape Girardeau, MO (US Civil War) 
1865 – Gen Johnston surrenders a second time under new terms (US Civil War)
about 1860-1865 - Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A
1937 – Air raids on Guernica begin (Spanish Civil War)
 Lithographs by Francisco Mateos (1894-1976) L'état major 1937 - 
Art laying the blame of the raids on Guernica with clergy supporting Franco
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Author: dalbera from Paris, France
1941 – Dessie taken by Allies (WWII) 
1944 – Australians take Alexishafen (WWII) 
1945 – Allies take Stettin, Bremen, Regensburg; Battle of Baguio; Battle of Berlin begins (WWII)
 April 1945 photo by Wilfried Woscidlo - Volksturmmann with 
Raketen-Panzer-Büchse in Schützenloch auf freiem Feld
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Attribution: Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1985-092-29 / 
Woscidlo, Wilfried / CC-BY-SA
1961 -  Algiers putsch ends (Algerian War) 
2007 – Battle of Mogadishu ends (Somalia)

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