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|The place where Napoleon finally lost his last battle||08/01/2005||858|
|The Battle of Alamein, or more correctly the Second Battle of El Alamein, marked a significant turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II. The battle lasted from October 23 to November 3, 1942. Following the First Battle of El Alamein, which had stalled the Axis advance, General Bernard Montgomery took command of the British Commonwealth's Eighth Army from Claude Auchinleck in...||10/25/2005||2,157|
|Here you can see some "Eurostars", the highspeed trains, at the Waterloo station in London.|
The Eurostar is the highspeed train between the cities of London, Paris and Brussels.
|The Battle of Verdun was a major battle of the Western Front in World War I. The battle was fought between the German and French armies between February 21 and 19 December 1916 around Verdun-sur-Meuse in northeast France. It resulted in more than a quarter of a million deaths and about half a million wounded. It was the longest battle of World War I, and the second bloodiest after the battle of...||08/03/2005||1,162|
|Battle Abbey is a partially ruined abbey complex in the small town of Battle in East Sussex, England. The Abbey was built on the scene of the Battle of Hastings and dedicated to St. Martin.|
|The Battle of Polygon Wood was a small conflict of the Battle of Passchendaele in World War I. The majority of the battle was fought near Ypres, Belgium, in an area named the Polygon Wood after the layout of the area. However, much of the woodland had been under intense shelling during the Battle of Passchendaele, and the area changed hands many times throughout the course of the campaign. The ...||11/19/2009||1,419|
|Oxford Circus station opened on the Central London Railway in 1900, with the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway's platforms opening in 1906. The Victoria Line came much later in 1969. A tunnel for the Post Office Railway can also be seen on this plan.||01/29/2006||878|
|On October 6, 1777, a combined force of roughly 2,100 Loyalists, Hessians and British regulars led by Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton attacked Forts Montgomery and Clinton from the landward side (which was only partially completed) with support from cannon fire from British ships on the Hudson River. By the end of the day, both forts had fallen to the British who burned the forts and tore ...||10/10/2005||758|
|The Battle of White Plains was an inconclusive meeting on October 28, 1776 in the American Revolutionary War. General William Howe's British army, with Hessian support was completing their occupation of New York and its environs. George Washington had withdrawn to the high ground near the village of White Plains.||09/04/2005||1,040|
|Location of Eurostar terminus in London, UK.||11/19/2005||382|
|The Battle on the Marchfeld (Morava Field) at Dürnkrut and Jedenspeigen took place on August 26, 1278 and was a decisive event for the history of Central Europe for the following centuries.|
The opponents were King Ottokar II of Bohemia and an Imperial Army led by Rudolf I of Habsburg in alliance with the Hungarian King Ladislaus IV of Hungary. The Hungarian Army included Hungaria...
|Location of Taffy 3 Memorial, in remembrance of The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors, during the Battle off Samar, the final stage of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle in history. ||11/06/2007||647|