Thursday, June 5, 2014

Today in military history: June 6, 2014

1249 – Siege of Damietta (Seventh Crusade)
 Circa 1332-1350 - Seventh Crusade: Attack on Damiette 1249

1513 - Battle of Novara (War of the League of Cambrai) 
1781 – Siege of Augusta begins (American Revolutionary War) 
1794 – Battle of Szczekociny (Kościuszko Uprising) 
1808 – First Battle of El Bruc (Peninsular War) 
1813 – Battle of Stoney Creek (War of 1812) 
1862 – First Battle of Memphis (US Civil War) (Naval) 
1863 – Skirmishing at Fort Gibson, Indian Territory begins (US Civil War) 
1882 – Battle of Embabo (Ethiopia) 
1898 – Battle of Guantanamo Bay begins (Spanish-American War) (partly Naval) 
1916 – Battle of Lutsk ends (WWI) 
1918 – Third Battle of the Aisne ends (WWI) 
1944 – D-DAY (Operation Nepute, part of Overlord) begins; Operation Rosselsprung ends (WWII) 
1952 – Operation COUNTER begins (Korean War) 
1968 –Battle of Coral-Balmoral ends (Vietnam War) 
1969 – Battle of Binh Ba begins (Vietnam War) 
1971 – Battle of Long Khanh begins (Vietnam War) 
1982 – 1982 Lebanon War begins
Military post Birkat Hukan south Lebanon
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 Merkavah Tank of Tzur Maor (KIA) and his Crew, 
after being hit by two Armor-Piercing shells
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