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mythical Greek hero; a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad Ajax
Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan Al Faran , Harkat-ul-Mujahidin , Harkat ul-Ansar , Harkat ul-Mujahedeen , HUA , HUM , Movement of Holy Warriors
Austrian general who fought for the Hapsburgs during the Thirty Years' War (1583-1634) Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein , Wallenstein
alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945 Allies
radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Ansar al-Islam , Ansar al Islam , Supporters of Islam
any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico); fought a losing battle from 1861 to 1886 with the United States and were resettled in Oklahoma Apache
engagement fought between two military forces armed combat , combat
two wars (1912-1913) that were fought over the last of the European territories of the Ottoman Empire and that left the area around Constantinople (now Istanbul) as the only Ottoman territory in Europe Balkan Wars
first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces battle of Bunker Hill , Bunker Hill
indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916); fought between the British and German fleets off the northwestern coast of Denmark battle of Jutland , Jutland
Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942); the first naval battle fought entirely by planes based on aircraft carriers battle of the Coral Sea , Coral Sea
region where a battle is being (or has been) fought battlefield , battleground , field , field of battle , field of honor
Byzantine general under Justinian I; he recovered former Roman territories in northern Africa and fought against the Persians Belisarius
revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689) Bloodless Revolution , English Revolution , Glorious Revolution
either of two wars: the first when the Boers fought England in order to regain the independence they had given up to obtain British help against the Zulus (1880-1881); the second when the Orange Free State and Transvaal declared war on Britain (1899-1902) Boer War
creek in northeastern Virginia where two battles were fought in the American Civil War Bull Run
English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765) Butcher Cumberland , Cumberland , Duke of Cumberland , William Augustus
town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought Concord , Lexington
(Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalm David
tyrant of Syracuse who fought the Carthaginians (430-367 BC) Dionysius , Dionysius the Elder
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