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What prevented the sea landing of the Danish army during the Wolgast defence in 1148?
Trebuchet was West Slavs weapon of choice during that time and thanks to its very accurate firing they were able to stop the enemy during Wolgast's defence.
What was the name of the Japanese flagship during the Battle of Tsushima? (currently a museum ship in Yokosuka)
Mikasa is a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Japanese Navy. After 1922, Mikasa was decommissioned in accordance with the Washington Naval Treaty and preserved as a museum ship at Yokosuka. Mikasa is the last remaining example of a pre-dreadnought battleship anywhere in the world.
The Pacific War took place in the South America in the years 1879 to 1883. Which territory was the conflict zone?
In the 19th century, there were no clear borders defined between Peru, Bolivia and Chile in the area of the Atacama desert. This became a problem with the discovery of valuable sodium nitrate deposits in the area.
How many countries claim the right to the "Spratly Islands" in the South China Sea located?
The Spratly Islands dispute is an ongoing territorial dispute between China, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei and Vietnam, concerning "ownership" of the Spratly Islands, a group of islands and associated "maritime features" (reefs, banks, cays, etc.) located in the South China Sea. The dispute is characterised by diplomatic stalemate and the employment of military pressure techniques in the advancement of national territorial claims. All except Brunei occupy some of the maritime features.
What was the name of the Muslim army commander who conquered Arabia, known as “The Sword of God”?
Tariq ibn Ziyad
Suleiman the Magnificent
Khalid ibn al-Walid
Khālid ibn al-Walīd ibn al-Mughīrah al-Makhzūmī, commonly known as simply Khalid ibn al-Walīd, was an army commander under Abu Bakr and Umar ibn Khattab. It was under his military leadership that Arabia, for the first time in history, was united under a single political entity, the Caliphate.
What was the name of the first semi-automatic pistol?
None of the above is a semi-automatic pistol
The Borchardt C-93 semi-automatic pistol was designed by Hugo Borchardt in 1893 based upon the Maxim toggle-bolt design.. With about 1,100 manufactured by Loewe and nearly 2,000 more produced by Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken, the Borchardt C-93 was the first mass-produced semi-automatic pistol.
Who invaded Iceland during the WW II in 1940?
no one, because Iceland was neutral
Following the German invasion of Denmark and Norway, the British government became increasingly concerned that Germany would soon try to establish a military presence in Iceland. After failing to persuade the Icelandic government to join the Allies, the UK invaded on the morning of 10 May 1940.
How many trenches were dug during the Battle of Kursk?
The Battle of Kursk was a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk in the Soviet Union during July and August 1943. The battle began with the launch of the German offensive
When did the Battle of Solferino take place?
In the 16th century
In the 17th century
In the 18th century
In the 19th century
The Battle of Solferino took place on 24 June 1859. The battle led the Swiss Jean-Henri Dunant to write his book, A Memory of Solferino. Although he did not witness the battle, he toured the field following the battle and was greatly moved by what he saw. Horrified by the suffering of wounded soldiers left on the battlefield, Dunant set about a process that led to the Geneva Conventions and the establishment of the International Red Cross.
How is The Boshin War also called?
War of the Year of the Yang Earth Dragon
War of the Year of the Yang Earth Horse
War of the Year of the Yang Earth Rat
War of the Year of the Yang Earth Tiger
The Boshin War ( "War of the Year of the Yang Earth Dragon"), sometimes known as the Japanese Revolution, was a civil war in Japan, fought from 1868 to 1869 between forces of the ruling Tokugawa shogunate and those seeking to return political power to the Imperial Court. The war found its origins in dissatisfaction among many nobles and young samurai with the shogunate's handling of foreigners following the opening of Japan during the prior decade.