Friday, August 1, 2014

Today in military history: July 31, 2014

30 BC – Battle of Alexandria begins (Antony’s civil war)                  
1418 – Siege of Rouen (Hundred Years’ War) 
1423 – Battle of Cravant (Hundred Years’ War)
Battle of Cravant
1448 – First Siege of Svetigrad ends (Ottoman Wars in Europe) 
1667 – Second Anglo-Dutch War ends 
1705 – Battle of Warsaw (Great Northern War) 
1759 – Battle of Beauport (Seven Years’ War) (partly Naval)
 Engraving entitled A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe, on the French intrenchments near Beauport, with the Grenadiers of the army, July 31 1759, by William Elliott, after a drawing by Captain Hervey Smith
1760 - Battle of Warburg (Seven Years’ War) 
1813 – Occupation of York begins (War of 1812) 
1849 – Battle of Segesvar (Hungarian Revolution of 1848) 
1913 – Battle of Kresna Gorge ends (Second Balkan War) 
1917 – Battle of Passchendaele begins (WWI) 
1943 – Americans take Santo Stefano, Sicily (WWII) 
1944 – Soviets take Siedlice and Otwock (WWII)
 Torn and tattered. These 3rd Division Marines found this American flag in the ruins of a building on the Plaza de Espana and strung it across the entrance to the ruined Catholic Cathedral at Agana, Guam. July 31, 1944.
1946 – Datong-Jining Campaign begins (Chinese Civil War) 
1964 – Battle of Thanh Hoa (Vietnam War) 
2006 – Operation Mountain Thrust ends (War in Afghanistan)

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