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A look at warfare from Ancient to modern times ....   

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31
The Lesser Known Wars

Many complicated battles, conflicts and wars have taken place in the past 1,000 years. This quiz features only ten such 'wars,' but each of them has an interesting, albeit sometimes strange, story behind it. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
KatieK54
342 plays
32
You Sank My Battleship

A short quiz about the fate of battleships and battlecruisers from different navies during the 20th Century.
Difficult (10 qns)
brisgooner
2604 plays
33
Decisive Battles: Which Ones Are They?

This is a selection of historically decisive battles in chronological order. The descriptions of the outcomes should help you to select the correct names of the battles.
Average (10 qns)
smeone
543 plays
34
Siege Tactics

Let's have a brief look at sieges and some of strategies used to overcome pesky defences through the ages.
Tough (10 qns)
suomy
321 plays
35
No Trespassing

Throughout history, several armed invasions have failed, often marking the lives of important political figures. Find out about some of them with this quiz. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Lpez
507 plays
36
The Greatest (but not about Ali)

This quiz is my first and deals with some of the greatest commanders in military history.
Difficult (10 qns)
richbowling
1482 plays
37
Matching Modern Battles

This quiz asks you to match battles from the modern era to the war in which they were fought.
Average (10 qns)
Ampelos
615 plays
38
War Games

Wars, battles and some odd outcomes.
Tough (10 qns)
Zippox
1830 plays
39
Military Muddling

I've been interested in military history for many years. These are a few items which I thought might attract your interest. If you get all the answers correct, well done!
Difficult (10 qns)
TCEB
1311 plays
40
More Matching Battles

This time you are to match the battle with the name of the country (modern name) where they took place.
Easy (10 qns)
Ampelos
591 plays
41
Left in the Cold: Invading Mother Russia

This quiz was inspired by a discussion about the difficulty of invading Russia. The following questions concern various attempts at doing just that. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
klinski_1987
267 plays
42
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

Which famous people served in WW2?
Average (10 qns)
mountaingoat
1200 plays
43
Weird Ways to Start a War

Some wars have been fought over the strangest causes.
Tough (10 qns)
Plumbus
321 plays
44
Famous "B" Battles of the World

Here is a quiz on battles around the world and throughout time. I hope that this quiz will "B" a fun experience for you!
Easy (10 qns)
dcpddc478
1578 plays
45
Two Commanders, One Battle

In this quiz, you are given the names of the opposing commanders in ten famous historical battles and your job is to match them correctly with the battles that pitted them against each other. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
DeepHistory
Aug 12 16
411 plays
46
Winds of War

Airplanes have played a pivotal role in war ever since their invention in 1903. How much do you know about these "Winds of War"?
Easy (10 qns)
dcpddc478
846 plays
47
You're In the Army Now

Unique army units and soldiers across the globe and across the ages.
Average (10 qns)
wjames
678 plays
48
Battles and Blunders

Match the history-changing battles to the year in which they took place.
Average (10 qns)
CmdrK
519 plays
49
Ships of WW I and WW II

This is about naval ships which fought in World War 1 and/or World War 2.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
Pappy84
2034 plays
50
A-Z Greatest Battles of History

Battles can be hard, fierce, and agonizing, but great battles win great wars. Do you know the A-Z of battles?
Average (25 qns)
shahzy1022
1995 plays
51
Major Engagements of the 20th Century

This is a quiz about some of the famous battles of the 20th century.
Average (15 qns)
kabeesh
2631 plays
52
Unusual Facts from WWI

Here are some unusual and interesting facts to come out of WWI
Tough (10 qns)
zambesi
324 plays
53
American Urban Legends Warfare

War is a time of uncertainty, fear, and misinformation. It's not surprising, then, than some of the most persistent urban legends come out of these times. How much do you know about the rumors of war?
Tough (10 qns)
czolgolz
1992 plays
54
I Give Up!

Vanquish your trivia opponents by proving your mettle identifying these defeats and surrenders!
Average (10 qns)
Mowwow
393 plays
55
A History of Tanks

How much do you think you know about tanks? This quiz will help you find that out!
Easy (10 qns)
Rstrong1234
429 plays
56
Twice the Service

Many of the leading political and military figures of the Second World War had a common experience: the First World War! Answer the questions to find out who did what in World War One.
Easy (15 qns)
guitarman96
1749 plays
57
Last Stands

When surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered, most warriors choose to surrender, but these didn't.
Average (10 qns)
qazuhb
7290 plays
58
Great Battles

For anyone who loves military history. It's almost all pre-20th century and European.
Tough (20 qns)
aqualung
4821 plays
59
A-Z Greatest Battles of History II

I thought that there have been so many great battle in our history that I created another quiz. This quiz has a new set of battles and all of them are some of the greatest battles in history.
Average (25 qns)
shahzy1022
1458 plays
60
They Fell at ...?

A quiz on some famous or infamous battles in history. Best of luck.
Average (15 qns)
Fiachra
5151 plays
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