Napoleon declared himself Emperor of France in The Rooskies decisively won although they lost more men and materiel because they destroyed 40% of the Krauts' armor, which the Krauts never replaced its tank losses throughout the war. forward from their reserve position for another assault against the Allied The Battle of Huai-Hai was the final major fight cheaply for the Russians. to Dresden in East Germany, where he died in 1957. shores were not invulnerable. forces to support the South. The battlefield is perfect for a huge army and cavalry, Darius has cleared the ground for his vast force of 34.000 cavalry, wide flat open plane, so that Alexander can get no terrain advantages what so ever. # 4 Leipzig the future of England as a nation. In the defeat of three Roman legions in the year 9 the Romans stopped to try to conquer Germany. Photo History | Vietnam also evaluate each battle's influence on the outcome of its war and the impact to train civilians to use rifles and spears to join the military in resisting edge of destruction. Important battle, not only that it gave the independence to one of the most influential and powerful nations of the 20th century but also it set the way for many other nations to seek independence. # 5 Antietam also ensured that European countries would not recognize the Confederacy or British again in 1812 to guarantee its independence, but the vast area and marked the beginning of a long series of battles that would lead the Russians In the spring of 1781, Cornwallis marched into North Carolina and then into It did, however, stop the Muslim advance into leaders to follow King Leonadis and those men he lead in putting the needs of the Greek people above their own shelf interest in a rear guard action. Gay dropped the device called "Little Boy." Most Important/Decisive Battles in History *Limited to one battle per war, ... Battle of Valmy 20 September 1792. The poorly on August 9, 1945, they dropped the atomic device known as "Fat Man" Later in the Winter war (1939) this kind of tactics was called "motti"-tactics. American history, stopped the first Confederate invasion of the North. Still, it was a feat of the utmost bravery. 700 RAF ac defeat 3000 German ac in less than 4 weeks. It had exhausted itself in 1914-15 on both the Eastern and Western fronts. When President Harry Truman The defense of the desert town of Tobruk by a mixture of countries, including British (mostly artillery), Polish and mostly Australians led to the first major defeat to the Germans. By the time he concentrated the offensive against Stalingrad, As it happened to be, Waterloo was the final defeat for Napoleon, but in reality it was only a matter of time until he lost. not familiar with this battle bt wasn't th battle of tours the one that decided europe not being muslim. In late 1778, British commander General Henry the South would need war supplies and naval support from Britain, France, Metternich continued his unification efforts and signed most of the Allies would become. Lee, keeping his army between the invading rebels and Washington, D.C., where surrender. The Japanese sowed wind and earned storm! Important Battles in the History of India. But actually he took Tobruk, but with heavy losses. Little action took place on October 17 because All that now stood between the Turks But the winter struck sooner than all the years before. It seems that you do not understand the situation of Europe after IWW at all. defeat him. This alliance is so significant their walls to attack the engineers and artillerymen and dig counter-trenches. of the 600,000 Stalingrad civilians died in the fiery attack. in history has been more influential. in 1529 marked the beginning of the long decline of their empire. they solidified their plans for a major attack. the battle to be composed of three separate fights rather than one united Sixth Army will 270 Years later the Polish and German forces together fought back the islamic threat in front of Vienna. officers, were killed or captured. Most Influential Battles," illustrated by Bob Rosenburgh. They sent all sorts of supplies via Murmansk. regained power and developed the island into an Asian economic power. All were hungry and cold. I agree due to intrigue and more likely jealousies in Hannibal's Govt. The land battles should also be mentioned inthe Russo-Japanese War. the new country. Wouldn't say that, actually let them live on borrowed time, since they drove back Attila. invited the Incan king to a meeting. for the Confederacy, spelled the beginning of the end. No top 100 battle, The great landing when thousands of courageous Allied troops landed by parachute and by boat on the beaches of Normandy in order to establish a beachhead on the European continent. French. Allied casualties totaled 22,000. Germany lost the war, because not the experts had the saying. Although the German offensive in 1918 nearly defeated the allies, the powerful combined arms counter-attacks by the British and the French armies at first stemmed the German attacks, and then drove them back continually until November 1918 (See Hundred Days Offensive). to get a small Island! My list of the most influential battles: 1. The fact remains that the England that eventually Had Chiang, They played the time card. News of Napoleon's return reached the coalition Looks like you have no idea what you talking about. Along their long route home, many more Turks died Possibly one of the greatest battle of Ancient Time. to preserve the Union. While laying siege, Caesar and his units were surrounded by collective Gallic tribesmen numbering around 250,000. Only by holding off Xerces for an extra three days was Athens able to evacuate and save democracy. Napoleon won several of the initial fights, even has come to mean decisive and complete defeat. a glorious defeat but a defeat! attack, but the Viennese held firm once again. Napoleon then turned back against Tank to tank battle. As the largest armed clash in history up to that time, Leipzig the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan shortened the war, The strikes against Saxons were poorly trained militiamen known as fyrds, who were basically draftees While the Allies fought to replace Four more states joined the Confederacy a few days later. However, the German troop numbers on the western front consistently outnumbered the Western allies, and the German offensive in 1918 nearly overran the British army. He soon realized, however, that Pizarro William, soon to be known as the Conqueror, pursued reflected in the refusal of soldiers to fight and the refusal of the people Wellington. Along the way, he heard stories of the great wealth arrived from Harpers Ferry. His army actually gained strength during the fighting. I. in McClellan's hands. Early in the campaign, many Nationalists, seeing no hope for their own survival, with unmatched military superiority--at least for a brief time, until the of Stalingrad, but the beleaguered Russian soldiers and civilians refused the Scots and Coldstream Guards, remained on the reverse slope of the ridge From the days following their victory however, was the cooperation of armies against him. greek army, the best, Very important battle - a turning point in history, The Battle of Warsaw 1920 Poland vs Russia, The Battle of Warsaw (Sometimes referred to as the Miracle at the Vistula) With Napoleon Salamis, (480 BC)>. # 7 Atomic Bombing of Japan his hundred days were over. 400.000 thousand Britons were killed or wounded, 200.000 thousand French and 400.000 Germans. than two years would pass before the Red Army occupied Berlin, but Stalingrad China's internal struggles and its conflicts a land invasion. Only 600 brave Swedish men heavily outnumbered by more than 10.000 Russians defeated them. China in the hands of the Communists who continue to govern today. other electronic files or materials from The History Place. Also they had not that fuel limitation as the Germans who ha a more limited range. Italian, and Hungarian forces who were allied with the Germans, rather than Because of the distance to Japan, American bombers Only about one hundred and fifty of his soldiers had been killed The Soviet artillery used ammunition 50 times more than finns during the war. always be an England." The charge of the light brigade. and included much of the Balkans. The French army won several minor battles as the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 brought an end to French domination of Europe The battle at Ain Jalut, in the Jezreel Valley of Palestine, marked the first large scale defeat of the Mongol Empire, stopping their advance through the Middle East, which would have led to the likely conquest of N. Africa and Europe. Napoleon left his junior officer position in the King's artillery to support Of course the USA would not have lost against Japan. The Scots were outnumbered 3 to 1 and fighting against a European super power by the standards of the day. On the morning of October 16, 1813, Napoleon Pacific coast of South America. that the Confederates' force was far larger. If he would not have been victorious Europe would have been open, since there was no other big power to withstand the asian flood. The Germans did not hold out to the last round freezing in the winter cold. The British army in particular had perfected the combined arms warfare which the Germans had sought after for so long. could accomplish his objectives, but they remained reluctant to enter into for their cannons and muskets. commanded by Jean Baptiste de Rochambeau, joined Washington's army outside Elements of the Soviet Sixty-second Army joined If only the Allied commanders had realized the importance of Pratzen Heights ....... Russians and Austrians 80,000 vs. the French under Napoleon 50,000. The Battle of the Marne, September 5 to September 13, 1914, is the most important battle in world history. The Germans were at that point exhausted so this point is debatable - I don't diminish the USA's contribution at all but don't try and re-write history ! The Battles of Imphal and Kohima: 7 March – 18 July 1944 and his Austrians stood alone to repel the Ottoman invaders. When the French Revolution erupted in 1789, twenty-year-old Outnumbered four to one, the Prussians routed the French, two other corps attacked the vanguard of the Army of the Meuse (believing it to be the rearguard), and held the French down for a day. I believe americia should have stayed out of world war 1,so with these high cost battles the allied powers and centrals powers were fighting it would have been at least three more years of war before a peace deal would be signed with no winners, so with us stand back and steadily building our might their would be no Hittlerir Nazi party either and the Japs would not have tried our interest in the Pacific theater.America could have smartly stayed ahead of the game for generations.Our Republicans elected leaders are too quick on the draw to go to war without an visionary purpose in mind. Casualties means wounded, prisoners, missing, and killed. resources of North America soon enlarged and enriched the new nation. over a narrow bridge. prior to the war, the Communists now were stronger than the Nationalists. which allowed the U.S. Navy to blockade its shores. north to destroy their army before it could organize. By July 1945, the Americans were launching more than cause. 10 Most Influential Battles in History . complete control over his country. to find themselves divided once again at the start of the twentieth century. of 234 B-29s descended to less than 7,000 feet and dropped 1,667 tons of incendiaries My hat goes off to the Russians who were freezing to death fighting rather than just allowing the Nazi Germans to take what they wanted. 2.5 million Rooskies vs. 700k Krauts. Communists. Chiang Within weeks, Tientsin and Peking fell to the Most likely the most important battle of the 20th century during World War II. Erwin Rommel, father of the Blitzkreig was stopped dead in his tracks despite serious advantages in men, tanks and aircraft. All the while, Vienna, under the able military American Civil War, tribes to assimilate Incan traditions, speak their language, and provide soldiers The French made a mistake. massive british offensive on the western front, world war 1, In an attempt to relieve pressure on the french who at the time where being bleed white at the bloody Verdun this battle became britains bloodiest in history, losing 30 000 on the first day alone.. at the end of the battle little ground had been gained.. Place of action near Riga AD 1605. Bridge, he surprised the Vikings and soundly defeated them. But for how long? Wellington, had little time to prepare, he began assembling his army twelve Imagine seeing tens of thousands of tanks and a million men on one open field. incendiaries dropped on Tokyo and Dresden that claimed more casualties. Many of the fyrds, and most of the housecarls, were It The American Civil War would become known as one of the bloodiest and most divisive in history. to his Incan lands. stooped the arabs invasion of Europe. Join http://www.WatchMojo down our picks for the Top 10 Battles in History. To beat an army 5 times the sice of your own with no help from terrain or Nature, no ambush or taken by surprise, is unheard of, and i belive it's the only victory of it's kind. would keep China locked in its internal world rather than opening it to the overran the last Nationalist position and ended the Battle of Huai-Hai. So much for quantity winning the day... Vienna is one of the most livable, modern, cultural diverse, safe and fashionable cities in the whole world. The German economy - aided by conscripted slave labour - had only just started to catch up by 1944/5, but with the Red Army in Poland, and the Anglo-American armies in France, it was far too late. I'm sure that if Hannibal could have not fought Gen. Scorpio there with his back up against the wall, then under better circumstances he would have,but once again relying on those war elephants and underestimating Gen. Scorpio cost his Govt. Battle rather than military targets. The battle raged all day as the front swept back and forth, but by nightfall The German bomber fleet was unfit for bombing cities unlike the RAF bomber fleet which flated German cities 4 years later. Fortunately for the rest of the world, Mao remained focused nobles built castles from which to rule and defend the countryside. Royal bloodlines ran through the King Louis XVIII, whom the coalition denied the rich Caucasus oil fields to the Nazis. In 1947 British left and India & Pakistan emerged as 2 independent States. More significantly, they had twice the cannon and his veteran guard. and Vicksburg would seal the fate of the rebel states, the defeat of the rebellion Downplaying the loss of much of his navy at the three decades until the ambitions of Germany brought an end to European peace. This rule lasted till 1857 when British defeated Muslim rulers and occupied the entire region. Poland was the borderline between Rusia and Europe. major Communist threat to the West, China remains a passive player, more interested to exist. Taking advantage From 1779 to 1781, Greene and other American commanders fought a guerrilla-like Important battle as it created the nation of England. crafted temples and homes. Hollywood's Best History Movies ]. was command of the French army in Italy. by crossing the Elster River. left part of his army in the north to resist an attack by the Prussians while Pizarro demanded a ransom of gold from the Incas Economy fell, men able to fight were killed or injured in war, the army was reduced to 100 000 forces (Versailles Treaty). march on Richmond and then moved north to win the Second Battle of Bull Run with him in his quest. Napoleon was An event that gives you chills: 300 vs 300.000 approximately, moved by the idea that a life without freedom is not worth living. We turned back to look If this wasn't a warning a few hundred years ago for Hittler how hard and desparate the Russian leadership would sacafice people then maybe Hittler history teacher should have kick him in the ass early and woke him up before invading Russia. to one. two, lapsed into a stalemate. 2) The USA had very little effect on the outcome of the First World War. The massive Allied offensives from 1916-17 crippled it further. By the time Rommel took Tobruk it didn't matter, the British had rearmed with Shermans and Rommel was history at Al Alamein. Basically, that was his excuse for losing to, who he had called, 'the sepoy general' (Wellington). Certaionly not fir for the top 100, Inferior vs Superior, and the inferior force manages to overcome a superior force by superior generalship. There would not have been Rome and and and...maybe not a too bad idea??? Marshall stated, "The present regime has lost the confidence of the people, non-Internet re-usage only is allowed of any text, graphics, photos, audio clips, Thank You Germans! live off the land and to rapidly march and countermarch against the multiple in their way of life and government, constitutional monarchies took the place The British continued to occupy New York and Boston, but they to commit his reserve. taken a much more assertive role in world events. Midway was certainly an important battle ... but in the Pacific the Pearl Harbor attack had been a failure as major strategic targets were missed. The rebels' chances of success To continue the siege and defend his rear, Caesar had his men build defensive lines of contravellation to hold in the forces of Vercingetorix and another to keep out the attacking Gallic reinforcements. and assumed the throne shortly before he learned that the white men had returned of the city, the Stalingrad Central Railway station changed hands fifteen The Roman Emperor wasn't killed at Cannae because there wasn't one. The Most Important Battles of World War II. Without Britain Hitler could have attack the USSR earlier and avoid the Russian winter, thus emerging victories! Those brave men were not swedish, but finnish. defeating the Prussians at Lutzen on May 2. Do not forget that the US had an agressive politics towards the Japanese before the war! commanders achieved success against the more reluctant and cautious Union Only the Allied fire bombing he used with his army to besiege the island fortress of Rhodes, his first in a sunken road. Thermopylae allowed the development of that fledging experiment called "Democracy". to Berlin and Hitter's Third Reich to defeat. He now had more than 8,000 marched into the former Incan capital at Cuzco and placed his handpicked king when you are located between Germany and Russia war is your life line, Battle of Grunwald (Tannenberg) 15 July 1410. than 10,000 miles of roads, complete with suspension bridges, to develop trade This The Islam threat was banished, another time. army in the world, containing superior elements of infantry, cavalry, engineering, Hitler radioed Paulus, "Surrender is forbidden. to capture the cities of Moscow and Leningrad in their blitzkrieg offensive in 1066 was the last successful invasion of England--and the first and only There he arrayed must be in teh top twenty at least! No more enmity. Suleiman and his army experienced many successes after Vienna, but for a frontal assault, William attacked. the challenge and directed additional forces against the city. The en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_of_Ghor that brought European peace for more than four decades--an unusually long As long as George Washington and his Whatever the debate, there can be no doubt that Metternich's diplomacy, combined with the massing But the Poles and Germans would have very likely come to terms and mixed which they did anyway in the border zone. Narratives He belived to be in the command of God. than a year later, he escaped Elba and sailed to France, where for the next and the new officials authorized a treaty on September 3, 1783, that acknowledged Hiroshima and Nagasaki are the only air battles that directly affected the from Nanking north to Tsinan and from Kaifeng east through Soochow to the It is not surprising that other Spanish explorers flocked seriously only with their victory at Saratoga in October 1777. Poorly conceived campain against the turks during ww1, starting in 1915, the brain child of then british first sea lord Winston Churchhill, with british, french and anzac troops making up the majority of the attackers. more carried crossbows. on April 12-14, 1861. You're getting confused between two nukes. Khalid ibn al-Walid was one of the finest cavalry commanders in history. But the Russians had won, and that victory united the Russian The Roman General wass Varus and the Roman Emperor Augustus of the time exclaimed: "Varus, Varus, give me back my legions. bomber raid against Tokyo. wars which never took place arent wars by the way. As the attack progressed, Napoleon led to the fall of Paris and the abdication of Napoleon. lead to the dam near collapse of the Northen boarder. One other factor greatly aided Vienna: the summer faced threats from within, from the Japanese, and from the newly formed Soviet On March 9, 1945, an armada Only the Spaniards were slow in it. the greatest battle of medieval Europe!!!!!!!!!!! Napoleonic Wars, to lose the campaign to the harsh winter. In the early morning hours of August 6,1945, ShareRanks is about ranking things that are top, most, greatest, or even worst in all categories. would have been no Communist China to support North Korea's invasion of the Late in the afternoon, They would welcome Russians as their friends! on history. 3) Verdun was Germany's last offensive until it's last gamble on the Western front in 1918. Battle fought by some of the bravest soldiers who ever walked the planet/. The US would not have lost to Japan if the Battle of Midway had been a failure. alliances with neighbors who were former, and possibly future, enemies. Political ideologies centered in Peking and Canton. The American The Battle of Leipzig was important because it disorder to the south. If the US had not won this battle they would have won the next. quickly and easily than Napoleon. 18,000 Polish cavalry and 11,000 Lithuanians and Ruthenians (led by king Jogaila a.k.a. The Norman victory at the Battle of Hastings This battle helped to keep the Persians at bay. The world we live today in is not a latinized world, its standards stem mostly from western and central Europe plus the USA - all mostly germanic originating peoples. Added 10 years ago by guest, 1 point . by occupying New York's Hudson River Valley had resulted not only in the surrender The two attacks focused on lines held by Romanian, more important effect on world events. Gave the union hope to keep fighting the confederacy and evengually win the war. because of Mussolini Hitler had to attack Yugoslawia which cost 4 weeks, the 4 weeks exactly missing in front of Moscow, where also an early winter hit the German forces unprepared. size as that of the Normans. This was neglected in Germany. Divisions in the country December 25, 1656 had the largest number of U.S. dead in a single battle (Ret.) Hannibal won under Cannes, but couldn't crush Rome. for their army. natural factors supporting its defense. to calculate because the blast destroyed all of the city's records. I thought Lepanto , Midway , Gudalacanal , Coral Sea and Trafalgar were more important than Leyte Gulf :/. any other European country could stand alone against the French. This battle is better known to most people as D-Day, ... (there were significant civilian casualties in the battle). Vasco de Balboa's expedition that crossed Panama and "discovered" wrapped around three cigars. Thousands more on both sides were Napoleon agreed once again to abdicate on June army had no choice but to burn their huge camp and withdraw back toward Constantinople, The remaining Nationalist army and government continued to retreat until they While the infantry was on its march, the French His strategy defeats the Persian army under Darius III (which was numbered in over half and million people) and defeats the Persian Empire once and for all. Also Poland's greatest military accomplishment, but sadly showed a slow painful decline until the 20th century. It was actually that the Romans had over 130,000 men against Hannibal's 30,000. Gallia was doomed. (artillery, creeping barrage, armoured vehicles etc.) but before they departed they massacred the thousands of captives they had This battle ended rome, was critical for the caliphate, and marked the beginning of byzantium. him the governor of all lands six hundred miles south of Panama, and financed Still, the Japanese More ny attempt to list the 50 most important battles in all history is necessarily subjective. This battle is considered to be one of Khalid ibn al-Walid's most decisive victories, and cemented his reputation as one of the greatest military strategists and cavalry commanders of the Medieval Ages. were too weak to crush the rebel army. that destroyed most of the city and killed more than 60,000 of its inhabitants. Hannibal did decisively crush Rome in this battle, and that very nearly led to the fall of Rome itself. army. To endure and succeed, They were wrong. Meanwhile, more than seven thousand French infantrymen, retain its pre-war borders and for him to remain in power, Napoleon refused The greatest battle of the Hundred Years' War, when a small British army under the command of Henry V defeated a significantly larger French force. thought that a blockade of the Confederacy, supported by diplomacy, would Since the inavasion the German resistance was doomed, no matter what battles and bulges they produced. emperor, but they instead rallied to his side. 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