Monday, June 30, 2014

This month in military history: July 2014

Unknown day in July

Military history timeline 
626 – Siege of Constantinople ends (Byzantine-Sassanid War of 602-628)
634 – Battle of Bosra ends (Arab-Byzantine Wars)
1260 – Battle of Kressenbrunn (Austria)
1646 – Wallingford Castle surrenders (First English Civil War)
1684 - First Siege of Buda begins (Great Turkish War)
 18th century drawing - Siege of Buda, 1684 by G.G. de Rossi 

1813 – Blockade of Fort George begins (War of 1812) 
 Capture of Fort George. Colonel Winfield Scott leading the attack. July 1813. Copy of engraving after Alonzo Chappel, circa 1850s., ca. 1900 - 1982
1814 – Maine campaign begins (War of 1812)
 1908 - Walbach Tower, New Castle, New Hampshire. The martello was built in 1814 to supplement Fort Constitution, the gate of which is in the distance at center.

1953 – Campaign to suppress bandits in Northwestern China ends (Chinese Civil War)

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