Epic Battles timeline

  • The Battle of Tours (Poitiers)

    The Battle of Tours (October 10, 732), also called the Battle of Poitiers and in Arabic: معركة بلاط الشهداء‎ (ma‘arakat Balâṭ ash-Shuhadâ’) Battle... Read more

  • Battle of Gallipoli

    The Gallipoli Campaign was one of the greatest Ottoman victories during the war and a major Allied failure. In Turkey, it is regarded as a defining... Read more

  • Battle of Verdun

    Verdun is one of the greatest artillery battles in history. Even though they were deluged by millions of shells, the French repelled the Germans... Read more

  • Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Canadian Corps (1st British Army), 75,000 Lieutenant-General Sir Julian Byng, Commander 1st Division — Major-General Currio 2d Division —... Read more

  • Third Battle of Ypres (Battle of Passchendaele)

    Allied Forces, 1,000,000 General Sir Douglas Haig, Commander-in-Chief General Sir William Robertson, Chief of Staff 2d British Army—General... Read more