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

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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)
Aug 17 14
327 plays
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)
Nov 01 14
537 plays
Let's Get Ready to Rumble

Here is a famous quiz on some of history's most famous battles. All were famous for various reasons. Let's see what you remember from history class!
Average (10 qns)
Jul 30 11
1362 plays
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)
Nov 24 14
315 plays
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)
Dec 27 14
498 plays
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)
Aug 09 09
1476 plays
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)
Mar 22 16
594 plays
War Games

Wars, battles and some odd outcomes.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 21 08
1824 plays
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)
Jun 27 09
1302 plays
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!
Difficult (10 qns)
Feb 18 16
258 plays
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

Which famous people served in WW2?
Average (10 qns)
Nov 12 09
1194 plays
Weird Ways to Start a War

Some wars have been fought over the strangest causes.
Tough (10 qns)
May 31 15
318 plays
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)
Mar 29 16
519 plays
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)
Apr 01 07
2022 plays
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!
Easy (10 qns)
Aug 12 16
366 plays
Battles and Blunders

Match the history-changing battles to the year in which they took place.
Easy (10 qns)
Apr 11 16
444 plays
You're In the Army Now

Unique army units and soldiers across the globe and across the ages.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 31 14
669 plays
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)
Oct 25 09
1977 plays
Major Engagements of the 20th Century

This is a quiz about some of the famous battles of the 20th century.
Average (15 qns)
May 16 08
2631 plays
Unusual Facts from WWI

Here are some unusual and interesting facts to come out of WWI
Difficult (10 qns)
Dec 25 15
315 plays
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)
Oct 12 05
1992 plays
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)
Mar 26 09
1743 plays
I Give Up!

Vanquish your trivia opponents by proving your mettle identifying these defeats and surrenders!
Average (10 qns)
Feb 01 16
390 plays
A History of Tanks

How much do you think you know about tanks? This quiz will help you find that out!
Easy (10 qns)
Jun 01 14
426 plays
Last Stands

When surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered, most warriors choose to surrender, but these didn't.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 03 01
7251 plays
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)
Feb 02 10
1452 plays
Great Battles

For anyone who loves military history. It's almost all pre-20th century and European.
Tough (20 qns)
Jul 22 00
4812 plays
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)
Mar 22 12
1518 plays
They Fell at ...?

A quiz on some famous or infamous battles in history. Best of luck.
Average (15 qns)
May 18 03
5139 plays
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)
May 19 11
801 plays
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