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5pp Prelims 2pp Introduction 50pp Chapter 1: Warfare in the Ancient World, to 400 ce 4pp Between History and Legend, to 1100 bce Early Mesopotamia: Lagash defeats Umma, Conquests of Sargon of Akkad, Campaigns of Hammurabi Triumph of the Charioteers: Megiddo, Kadesh, Siege of Troy, Egypt defeats the Sea People, Battle of Mount Gilboa 4pp Cavalry and Sieges 853 bce/539 bce Assyrians to Persians: Qarqar, Siege of Lachish, Diyala River, Fall of Nineveh, Megiddo, Sardis, Fall of Babylon 14pp Grecian Triumphs 490 bce/168 bce Greek-Persian Wars: Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea Greek versus Greek: Pylos, Delium, Siege of Syracuse, Aegospotami, Leuctra, Mantinea Conquests of Alexander: Chaeronea, Granicus, Issus, Hydaspes, Gaugamela Greeks After Alexander: Ipsos, Raphia, Cynoscephalae, Magnesia, Pydna Armoury Feature: Celtic Bronze Weapons 8pp Conquest of the Legions 496 bce/146 bce Early Rome: Lake Regillus, Allia, Trifanum, Caudine Forks, Sentinum, Heraclea, Beneventum Punic Wars: Agrigentum, Mylae, Ecnomus, Drepana, Aegates Islands, Trebbia, Lake Trasimene, Cannae, Siege of Syracuse, Metaurus, Zama, Carthage 10pp Imperial Rome 102 bce/451 ce From Republic to Empire: Aquae Sextae, Slave War, Carrhae, Alesia, Dyrrachium, Pharsalus, Philippi I and II, Actium Rome's Peak of Power: Teutoberger Wald, Revolt of the Iceni, Siege of Masada, Mons Graupius, Dacian Wars Fall of Rome: Milvian Bridge, Strasbourg, Ctesiphon, Adrianople, Frigidus, Chalons Witness to War Feature: The Gallic Wars 6pp Asian Empires, to c.467 ce Chinese Warfare: Changping, Jingxing, Chiun-chi mountain, Red Cliffs, Fei River Warfare in India: Mahabharata Wars, Campaigns of Chandragupta, Kalinga War, Campaigns of Samudragupta, White Huns destroy Gupta empire 66pp Chapter 2: Warfare in the Middle Ages, 400 ce/1492 10pp Invaders and Feudal Lords 507/1066 Byzantium Survives: Daras, Tricamarum, Siege of Rome, Taginae, Nineveh, Pilska, Kleidion Frankish Power: Vouille, Tours, Charlemagne's campaigns against the Saxons, Ronceval, Lechfeld Vikings and Northmen: Lindisfarne, Raid on Constantinople, Ashdown, Siege of Paris, Maldon, Clontarf, Ashingdon, Civitate, Stamford Bridge, Hastings 6pp Warriors of Islam 636/1192 Arab Triumphs: Yarmuk, Qadisiya, Siege of Constantinople, Karbala, Covadonga, Siege of Palermo Islamic Impact: Talas River, Merv, Peshawar, Taliqan, Manzikert, Tarain 12pp Crusades 1085/1291 First and Second Crusades: Dorylaeum, Antioch, Siege of Jerusalem, Harran, Fall of Edessa, Damascus, Ascalon, Hattin Decline of the Crusades: Siege of Acre, Arsuf, Sack of Constantinople, Harrbiyah, Mansurah, Acre Spanish Reconquista: Toledo, Valencia (El Cid), Siege of Zaragoza, Siege of Lisbon, Alarcos, Las Navas de Tolosa Witness to War Feature: The Crusades 6pp Steppe Warriors 1223/1402 Mongol Conquests in Central Asia and Europe: Kalka River, Vladimir, Liegnitz, Fall of Baghdad, Ain Jalut Conquests of Timur: Conquest of Persia, Astrakhan, Panipat, Aleppo, Ankara 10pp East Asian Warfare 938/1426 From the Sung to the Ming: Kaifeng, Zhongdu, Hsiang-yang, Red Turban revolt Southeast Asia: Bach Dang, Sack of Angkor, Khmer conquest of Champa, Fall of Pagan, Tot Dong Shoguns and Samurai: Kawasaki, Uji, Kurikara, Awazu, Ichinotani, Dan no Ura, First Mongol invasion of Japan, Second Mongol invasion of Japan, Minatogawa Armoury Feature: Samurai Swords and Armour 18pp Knights, Castles and Bowmen 1159/1485 Popes and Emperors: Siege of Crema, Legnano, Bouvines, Benevento, Bay of Naples Heresy and Revolt: Muret, Toulouse, Evesham, Stirling Bridge, Owen Glendower's Rebellion, Bosworth Field Hundred Years War: Sluys, Crecy, Calais, Poitiers, Najera, Lancaster's Raid, Agincourt, Orleans, Chatillon Infantry on Top: Courtrai, Bannockburn, Morgarten, Kutna Hora, Murten Northern Conflicts: Saule, Neva, Lake Peipus, Kulikovo, Grunwald, Chojnice Rise of the Ottomans: Nicomedia, Kosovo, Nicopolis, Varna, Fall of Constantinople Technology Feature: The Medieval Knight 56pp Chapter 3: Warfare in Early Modern Times, 1492/1750 14pp Islamic Empires 1514/1738 Ottoman Glory and Decline: Chaldiran, Raydaniya, Siege of Rhodes, Mohacs, Vienna, Tunis, Siege of Malta, Lepanto, Vienna, Zenta Moghul India: Panipat I and II, Talikot, Halgighati, Campaigns of Shivaji Maharaj, Nadir Shah in India African Empires: Ethiopia fights Ahmed Gran, Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Songhai Armoury Features: Ottoman Swords and Pistols; Moghul Weapons and Armour 22pp Power and Religion 1495/1720 France's Italian Wars: Fornovo, Cerignola, Ravenna, Novara, Marignano, Pavia Dutch Revolt & the Huguenots: Dreux, Jemmingen, Brill, Siege of Leiden, Sack of Antwerp, Coutras, Raid on Cadiz, Spanish Armada, Niewport, Siege of Breda, Siege of La Rochelle, Battle of the Downs Thirty Years War: White Mountain, Dessau, Lutter, Magdeburg, First Breitenfeld, Lutzen, Nordlingen, Second Breitenfeld, Rocroi, Jankov, Zusmarhausen English Civil War: Edgehill, Marston Moor, Naseby, Preston, Storming of Drogheda, Dunbar Dynastic Wars: Beachy Head, Boyne, Sieges of Namur, Neerwinden, Blenheim, Ramillies, Malplaquet, Dettingen, Fontenoy, Culloden, Northern Wars: Narva, Poltava, Pruth, Fredriksten, Ezel and Grengam Technology Feature: The Cannon 8pp Warfare in the Americas 1520/1680 Conquest of the Aztecs and Incas: Night of Sorrows, Otumba, Siege of Tenochtitlan, Cajamarca, Manca Capac's Rebellion Conflicts in North America: Wars of the Powhattan Confederacy, Pequot's War, Iroquois Wars, King Philip's War, Pueblo Revolt Witness to War Feature: The Conquistadores 8pp Warfare in East Asia 1560/1696 Pacifying Japan: Okehazama, Nagashino, Yamazaki, Shizugatake, Sieges of Chinju, Myongyang, Sekigahara, Tennoji, Siege of Hara Castle Ming Decline and Manchu Conquest: Fall of Beijing, Siege of Yangzhou, Koxinga Seizes Taiwan, Wars of The Three Feudatories, Albazin, Jao Modo 84pp Chapter 4: Era of Imperial and Revolutionary Wars, 1750/1914 6pp Seven Years War 1755/1766 War in Europe and India: Rossbach, Leuthen, Minden, Quiberon Bay, Plassey, Wandewash French and Indian Wars: Monongahela River, Quebec, Pontiac's Rebellion Armoury Feature: Firearms 6pp American War of Independence 1775/1781 Battles for Independence: Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Trenton and Princeton, Brandywine Creek, Saratoga, Victory of Bonhomme Richard, Savannah, Camden, King's Mountain, Cowpens, Guilford Courthouse, Yorktown 20pp French Revolution to Empire 1792/1815 French Revolutionary Wars: Valmy, Jemappes, Toulon, Fleurus, Arcola, Cape St Vincent, Marengo Napoleon Takes Over: Pyramids, Aboukir Bay, Acre Napoleon Supremacy: Ulm, Austerlitz, Trafalgar, Jena/Auerstadt, Eylau and Friedland, Wagram The Peninsular War: Vimiero, La Coruna, Talavera, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria Defeat of Napoleon: Borodino, Beresina River, Leipzig, Champagne campaign Hundred Days War: Ligny, Quatre Bras, Waterloo Technology Feature: The Warship "Victory" Armoury Feature: Napoleonic Weapons 8pp Wars in the Americas 1811/1920 America Fights Britain: Lake Erie, Lundy's Lane, Baltimore, New Orleans Wars in South America: Chacabuco, Boyaca, Carabobo, Ayacucho, Rosas War, Paraguayan War Mexico at War: Alamo, Veracruz Campaign, French Expedition, Mexican Civil War Fighting Native Americans: Tippecanoe, Second Seminole War, Bozeman Trail, Red River War, Little Bighorn, Surrender of Nez PercÄ, Wounded Knee 10pp American Civil War 1861/1865 No Easy Victory: First Bull Run, Shiloh, Seven Days Battles, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg Victory Through Attrition: Vicksburg, Wilderness and Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, March to the Sea, Siege of Petersburg, Fall of Richmond Witness to War Feature: The American Civil War 14pp Imperial Conflicts 1803/1902 British India: Assaye, Retreat from Kabul, Sikh Wars, Delhi, Lucknow, Siege of Kandahar Conquest of Africa: Revolt of Abd el-Qadir, Conquests of Shaka, Blood River, Isadhlwana, Rorke's Drift, Ashanti War, Tel el Kabir, Siege of Khartoum, Dahomey Expedition, Adowa, Omdurman Second Boer War: Boer Offensive, Colenso, Spion Kop, Paardeberg, Relief of Mafeking, Guerrilla War Southeast Asia, the Pacific and Caribbean: First Burma War, Cochin China, Maori Wars, US Victory in Cuba, US Conquest of Philippines Technology Feature: The Gatling Gun Witness to War Feature: The Zulu Wars 6pp China, Japan and European Impact 1840/1905 China in Turmoil: Opium War, Arrow War, Taiping Uprising, Tonkin War, Sino-Japanese War, Boxer Rebellion Rise of Japanese Power: Boshin War, Satsuma Revolt, Port Arthur, Mukden, Tsushima 10pp Nationalism and Mechanization 1790/1913 Italian Unification: First Custoza, Siege of Rome, Magenta, Solferino, Garibaldi's Redshirts, Second Custoza Rise of the German Empire: Sadowa, Metz, Sedan, Siege of Paris Crimean War: Alma, Balaclava, Inkerman, Sevastopol Russian Campaigns in Central Asia: Shamyl Guerrilla War, Conquest of Bokhara, Conquest of the Khiva Khanate Ottoman Decline and the Balkans: Izmail, Missolonghi, Navarino, Konya, Plevna, Edirne 88pp Chapter 5: Era of World Wars, 1914/present 20pp World War I 1914/1918 From Mobility to Stalemate: German invasion of Belgium, Battles of the Frontiers, Mons and Le Cateau, Tannenberg, Marne, Aisne, First Ypres, Second Ypres, Artois Loos Western Front and Italy: Verdun, The Somme, Nivelle Offensive, Vimy Ridge, Jutland, Messines, Passchendaele, Caporetto, Cambrai War against the Ottomans: Gallipoli, Siege of Kut, Arab revolt, Megiddo Eastern Front: Gorlice-Tarnow, Serbian campaign, Brusilov Offensive, Kerensky Offensive, Bolshevik Revolution and Brest-Litovsk 1918: Kaiserschlacht, Chateau-Thierry, Marne, Amiens Offensive, St Mihiel Offensive, Final Allied offensives Technology Feature: The Tank Witness to War Feature: In the Trenches 6pp Between the Wars 1918/1939 Russia and China at War: Russian Civil War, Long March, Japanese invasion of China, Nomonhan Spanish Civil War: The Army of Africa, Defence of Madrid, Guadalajara, Guernica, Brunete, Teruel, Ebro 24pp World War II: Hitler's War 1939/1945 Blitzkrieg: Defeat of Poland, Winter War, Norwegian campaign, Battle of France, Battle of Britain and Blitz War in the Mediterranean: Crete, Gaxala, Alamein, Kasserine Pass, Invasion of Sicily, Cassino Sea War: Sinking of the Royal Oak, River Plate, Taranto, Sinking of the Bismarck, Battle of the Atlantic, Convoy PQ17 Invasion of the Soviet Union: Barbarossa, Moscow, Siege of Leningrad, Stalingrad, Kursk Bomber Offensive: Hamburg, Dambusters, Schweinfurt, Berlin and Big Week, Ploesti, Dresden Germany Defeated in the West: D-Day, Normandy, Scheldt, Arnhem, Bulge, Rhineland Germany Defeated in the East: Operation Bagration, Warsaw Uprising, Budapest, Berlin Technology Feature: The Bomber Witness to War Feature: The Battle of Britain 10pp World War II: Pacific War 1941/1945 Japan's High Tide: Pearl Harbor, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore Fight Back: Doolittle Raid, Coral Sea, Guadalcanal, Burma campaign, Gilbert and Marshal Islands, Marianas, Philippine Sea, Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Bombing of Japan 24pp Conflicts Since 1945 Chinese Civil War: Opening campaign, Manchuria, Hsuchow, Seizure of Tainjin and Beijing, Yangzi incident, Conquest of the south Korean War: Defence of Pusan perimeter, Inchon, Invasion of the North, Chosin Reservoir, Redgway's "meatgrinder", Imjin River Colonial and Post-Colonial Wars: Dien Bien Phu, Battle of Algiers, Congo crisis, Biafra War, India-Pakistan War, Angola Vietnam War: Cedar Falls, Rolling Thunder, Siege of Khe Sanh, Tet Offensive, Hamburger Hill, Easter Offensive, Fall of Saigon Israel's Wars: Israeli independence war, Suez campaign, Six-Day War, Yom Kippur War, Invasion of Lebanon Guerrillas and Terrorists: Castro and Cuba, Bay of Pigs, Bolivia, Dawson's Field, Raid on Entebbe, September 11, 2001 Wars since 1980: Soviets in Afghanistan, El Salvador, Contras in Nicaragua , Iran-Iraq War, Falklands War, Gulf War, Chechnya, War in Yugoslavia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Invasion of Iraq Technology Features: The Submarine; The Helicopter Armoury Feature: Modern Weaponry 9pp Index
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