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    That's a classic, Altdorfer's battle of Issus.

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    Well, I guess thanks to Hazzard for taking my turn lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by General Brewster View Post
    Well, I guess thanks to Hazzard for taking my turn lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Abdülmecid I View Post
    That's a classic, Altdorfer's battle of Issus.
    Yes

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    The drummer boy was probably nonexistent, while the name of the defeated general is mainly remembered in posterity, because of a sank battleship:




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    I know it's Manuel Belgrano. The hint was to obvious

    Could it be the battle of Taccuari?

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    Tacuarí is the correct answer. The loyalists of Paraguay defeated the attempt of the United Provinces to invade their country. Although it was technically a victory for the Spanish Crown, the battle also marks the independence of Paraguay. +rep and your turn!

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    Thanks Abdul, excellent pic once more!

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    The drummer boy was probably nonexistent, while the name of the defeated general is mainly remembered in posterity, because of a sank battleship
    The Belgrado was a Light Cruiser.

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    Yes.

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    A minor battle on the right side of the Rhine.
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    Neuwied?

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    Exactly.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Neuwied_(1797)

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    Alas, I repped him two hours ago...

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    Battle of Jutland.

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    Nope.

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    Battle of Doggerbank, visible is the SMS Blücher.
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    Nope and it certainly is not SMS Blücher.

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    Default Re: Name that Battle!

    How about a hint?

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    It's the right war.

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