Historic battlefields you can visit
Battles of Lexington and Concord -
The Battles of Lexington and Concord announced the beginning of the American Revolutionary War, when the first shots were fired on April 19, 1775
Battle of Buçaco -
Known also as the Battle of Bussaco, this was a military engagement fought in Portugal on September 27, 1810 during the Peninsular War.
Battle of Stalingrad -
Historians regularly cite the Battle of Stalingrad as one of the bloodiest in the annals of warfare. It began on August 23, 1942.
Battle of Hastings -
Named for a town on the south coast of England, the famous battle of October 14, 1066.
Battle of the Boyne -
The Battle of the Boyne was fought on July 1, 1690, and pitted the forces of King James II against those of William III.
Battle of Thermopylae -
The Battle of Thermopylae took place in August or September of 480 BCE.
Battle of the Alamo -
The defense by a handful of Texans and Tejanos of the Alamo Mission during a 13-day siege in 1836 by Mexican.
Battle of the Somme -
The Somme battlefields on the Western Front serve as a reminder of one of the deadliest battles in human history.
Battle of Bosworth -
Also known as the Battle of Bosworth Field, this was the last significant engagement of the War of the Roses, a series of 15th-century.
Battle of Borodino -
Napoleon's Grande Armée won an important victory against Russian forces at the Battle of Borodino, which took place on September 7, 1812.
Battle of Belchite -
The mournful ruins of Belchite near Zaragoza in Aragon stand as a reminder of the military operations that took place between August 24 and September 7, 1937
Battle of Flodden -
A large stone cross landmarks the pocket of moorland near Branxton in Northumberland, northern England, where the Battle of Flodden took place on September 9, 1513.
Battle of Stirling Bridge -
The first major defeat of the English in the Wars of Scottish Independence, the Battle of Stirling Bridge was fought on September 11, 1297.
Battle of Isandlwana -
The Battle of Isandlwana marked the first major encounter in the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom.
Battle of Rorke's Drift -
The Battle of Rorke's Drift took place on January 22–23, 1879, and is one of the most famous confrontations of the Anglo-Zulu War.