Saturday, June 7, 2014

Today in military history: June 8, 2014

218 - Battle of Antioch (Roman Empire)
Castle museums in Linz ( Upper Austria ). Archeological collection: 
Relief of a Roman soldier from Linz, Roman period, 3th century AD
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Photo Author: Wolfgang Sauber
1776 – Battle of Trois-Rivieres (American Revolutionary War) 
1780 – Battle of Mobley’s Meeting House (American Revolutionary War) 
1862 – First Battle of Chattanooga ends; Battle of Cross Keys (US Civil War) 
1917 – Tenth Battle of the Isonzo ends (WWI) 
1940 – HMS Glorious sunk (Naval); Battle of Narvik ends (WWII) 
1941 – British invasion of Syria begins (WWII)
 The Cheshire Yeomanry patrolling on horseback at Marjuyan in Syria, 16 June 1941.

 Australian troops at the French Aleppo airfield, Syria, in June 1941. 
In the background are Morane-Saulnier MS.406 fighters.
1942 – Attack on Sydney Harbor ends (WWII) 
1944 – Allies take Isigny and Port-en-Bessin (WWII) 
1967 – USS Liberty attacked (Six-Day War) 
1969 – Battle of Binh Ba ends (Vietnam War) 
1984 – Operation Blue Star ends (India)

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