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The Battle of Hue, January 30 – March 3, 1969

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab As part of the Tet Offensive of 1968, the VC and North Vietnamese dedicated two regiments to the seizure of the imperial capital of Hue. On the morning of 31 January 1968,

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The Battle of Buena Vista, February 22-23, 1847

Battle of Buena Vista

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Battle of Buena Vista, February 22-23, 1847 The Battle of Buena Vista (February 22–February 23, 1847), also known as the Battle of Angostura, saw the United

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The Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836

Battle of San Jacinto

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Battle of San Jacinto (San Jacinto River), April 21, 1836 As commander-in-chief of the Texas settlers’ revolution against Mexico, Sam Houston kept his force in readiness

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Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814

Battle of Bladensburg

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814 After Napoleon’s exile, Britain directed considerable resources into the ongoing war in North America. Around 2500 of Wellington’s regulars joined a

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The First Barbary War 1801–05

First Barbary War

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – First Barbary War 1801–05 The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitanian War and the Barbary Coast War, was the first of two Barbary Wars

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