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-People:Asada is also a Japanese surname. It can refer to:* Mao Asada, a figure skater * Mai Asada, a figure skater * Yōko Asada, a voice actress

-Music and television:* ASAP , a hard rock band fronted by Adrian Smith* "ASAP" , a song by Australian girl group Bardot* "ASAP" -Music and television:* ASAP (band), a hard rock band fronted by Adrian Smith* "ASAP" (Bardot song), a song by Australian girl group Bardot* "ASAP" -Music and television:* ASAP (band), a hard rock band fronted by Adrian Smith* "ASAP" (Bardot song), a song by Australian girl group Bardot* "ASAP" (T.I

ASAP (software)
The Advanced Systems Analysis Program is optical engineering software used to simulate optical systems. ASAP can handle coherent as well as incoherent light sources. It is a non-sequential ray tracing tool which means that it can be used not only to analyze lens systems but also for stray light analysis

ASAP (T.I. song)
"ASAP" is a 2005 rap song recorded by T.I. as the third single from his third album, Urban Legend. In it T.I. demands respect as champion of southern rap and addresses his critics. This music appears on the game Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition. The official remix features Big Kuntry & Mac Boney of P$C

ASAP (variety show)
ASAP Rocks is a musical variety show in the Philippines broadcast by ABS-CBN in the Philippines. The show is presented by its main hosts Zsa Zsa Padilla, Gary Valenciano and Martin Nievera. The show first premiered on February 5, 1995, and airs live Sundays

Asbestos (disambiguation)
Asbestos may refer to:* Asbestos, the mineral* Asbestos-Ceramic* Asbestos Convention, 1986* Asbestos fibers* Asbestos Strike, a 1949 asbestos mine strike in CanadaCompanies* Asbestos Corporation Limited* Australian Blue AsbestosPlaces

ASC (dinghy)
The ASC or Admiralty Sailing Craft is a purpose built, rugged GRP or wood sailing dinghy, historically with gunter rig, with a bermuda rig optional, designed for use by UK naval and sea cadet establishments as a pulling or sailing dinghy.It is a substantial craft, usually left on a mooring in quiet waters rather than being slipway launched

ASCA can refer to:* Association for Student Conduct Administration* ASCA * Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics* Australian Shepherd Club of America* Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis* American School Counseling Association

Ascend may refer to:* Ascend, an experimental doom metal band.* Ascend , by Greg Howe* ASCEND, mathematical modelling/simulation software* Ascend Communications-See also:* Ascent * Ascension

ASCEND is a free, open source, mathematical modelling system developed at Carnegie Mellon University since the late 1978. ASCEND is an acronym which stands for Advanced System for Computations in ENgineering Design. Its main uses have been in the field of chemical process modelling although its capabilities are general

Ascend (album)
Ascend is the sixth studio album by guitarist Greg Howe, released in 1999 through Shrapnel Records. According to Howe, this is his least favourite album due in part to creative differences which arose with keyboardist Vitalij Kuprij during the making of the latter's 1997 album, High Definition.-Track listing:-Personnel:*Greg Howe – electric guitar, bass guitar, engineering,

Ascendance is the first novel in the second DemonWars Saga trilogy by R.A. Salvatore. The book is also the fifth out of seven books in the combined DemonWars Saga.- Plot Summary :

Ascendancy is a 4X science fiction turn-based strategy computer game. It was originally released for MS-DOS in 1995 and was updated and re-released for iOS in 2011 by The Logic Factory. Ascendancy is a galactic struggle to become the dominant life force; hence the title. The game's introductory cinematic states "Wildly different cultures competed for the same worlds

Ascendancy (disambiguation)
The Protestant Ascendancy, usually known simply as the Ascendancy, was a class of Protestant landowners and professionals that dominated political and social life in Ireland up to the early 20th century.Ascendancy may also refer to:

Ascendancy (film)
Ascendancy is a 1982 British film. It tells the story of a woman who is a member of the British landowning 'Ascendancy' in Ireland during World War I. Gradually, she learns about the Irish independence movement, and becomes involved with it.-Cast:

The ascendant , or rising sign, is the zodiacal sign and degree that was ascending on the eastern horizon at the specific time and location of an event. According to astrological theory, celestial phenomena reflect or determine human activity on the principle of 'as above so below'

Ascendency is a quantitative attribute of an ecosystem, defined as a function of the ecosystem's trophic network. Ascendency is derived using mathematical tools from information theory

In typography, an ascender is the portion of a minuscule letter in a Latin-derived alphabet that extends above the mean line of a font. That is, the part of a lower-case letter that is taller than the font's x-height.

Ascender may refer to:*Ascender - the rope-climbing device*Ascender Corporation - the font company*Ascender - ascenders in typography*Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender - prototype aircraft

Ascending is a science fiction novel by the Canadian writer James Alan Gardner, published in 2001 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. It is the fifth novel in Gardner's "League of Peoples" series

The Ascension of Jesus is the Christian teaching found in the New Testament when the resurrected Jesus was taken up to heaven in his resurrected body, in the presence of eleven of his apostles, occurring 40 days after the resurrection

Ascensión is a city in northern Chihuahua, Mexico. Its population in the 2010 census was 13,456 inhabitants. The city is the capital of Ascensión Municipality.

Ascension (Misia album)
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Ascent (magazine)
ascent is an independent, not-for-profit magazine published quarterly that explores the intersection of spiritual values with social and political issues, art, culture and contemporary thought. ascent also publishes a website, a blog, books, and holds an annual retreat at Yasodhara Ashram. The tag line for the magazine is “Yoga for an inspired life”

Ascent (novel)
Ascent is a novel published in 2007, written by Jed Mercurio. It follows the career of Yevgeni Yeremin, an orphan of Stalingrad, from his days as a MiG-15 pilot in the Korean War, where he becomes a leading ace. However, at the end of the war he crashes in a plane bearing USSR insignia

Asceticism describes a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from various sorts of worldly pleasures often with the aim of pursuing religious and spiritual goals

Asche may refer to:* Asché , German cryptographer* Asche , German musical projectPeople with the surname Asche:* Austin Asche , Australian judge* Jochen Asche , East German luger

Asclepius (disambiguation)
Asclepius may refer to:* Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and healing* Asclepius of Tralles, an Alexandrian scholar* 4581 Asclepius, an asteroid* Asclepius, a text in the Corpus Hermeticum * A town in Pontus, now İskilip, Turkey.

"Ascoltami" is the debut single by Melody Fall, an Italian pop punk band, taken from their eponymous second album.-Tracklist:# "Ascoltami" - 3:23# "Sadness Between Roses" - 3:28# "Ascoltami" - 3:21-Music video:

Ascorbyl palmitate
Ascorbyl palmitate is an ester formed from ascorbic acid and palmitic acid creating a fat-soluble form of vitamin C. In addition to its use as a source of vitamin C, it is also used as an antioxidant food additive

Ascot (1914 automobile)
The Ascot was made by Societe Buchet, Levallois-Perret, Seine, from 1914 to 1915. It was an Anglo-French product, the chassis being built for Hollingdrake Automobile Co. of Stockport, who fitted their own bodies, mainly being two-seaters and coupes. The engine was a 10 hp side-valve with the gearbox in unit with it. It was to sell for 195 pounds.

An ascus is the sexual spore-bearing cell produced in ascomycete fungi. On average, asci normally contain eight ascospores, produced by a meiotic cell division followed, in most species, by a mitotic cell division. However, asci in some genera or species can number one , two, four, or multiples of four

Ascus (bryozoa)
The ascus is a diagnostic morphological feature of the bryozoan suborder Ascophora . It is a water-filled sac of frontal membrane opening at or near the zooid orifice

ASDE may refer to:*Airport Surface Detection Equipment **ASDE-X , an airport runway safety tool**ASDE-3—Airport Movement Area Safety System*Federación de Asociaciones de Scouts de España

Allmänna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget was a Swedish industry company. It merged with the Swiss Brown, Boveri & Cie in 1988 to form Asea Brown Boveri

ASEA may mean:* African Securities Exchanges Association -- Formerly known as the African Stock Exchanges Association, ASEA is an alliance of African exchanges.* ASEA, a former Swedish company, now part of Asea Brown Boveri

ASEAN (cable system)
The ASEAN cable system was a submarine telecommunications cable system linking Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. It was completed in September 1983, but has since been decommissioned.-Construction:

Asentamientos are shanty towns inside and around Guatemala City. Most of them were established in the last 20 years, and are a result of economic inequalities between rural and metropolitan areas in Guatemala. People living there usually came from small towns in remote rural areas, and came to the city looking for a better opportunity

Asepsis is the state of being free from disease-causing contaminants or, preventing contact with microorganisms. The term asepsis often refers to those practices used to promote or induce asepsis in an operative field in surgery or medicine to prevent infection

Asepsis is the state of being free from disease-causing contaminants or, preventing contact with microorganisms. The term asepsis often refers to those practices used to promote or induce asepsis in an operative field in surgery or medicine to prevent infection

ASER may refer to:*Adelaide Station and Environs Redevelopment of Adelaide Railway Station.*Appraisal subordination entitlement reduction

Asexuality , in its broadest sense, is the lack of sexual attraction and, in some cases, the lack of interest in sex. Sometimes, it is considered a lack of a sexual orientation

In Norse religion, Asgard is one of the Nine Worlds and is the country or capital city of the Norse Gods surrounded by an incomplete wall attributed to a Hrimthurs riding the stallion Svadilfari, according to Gylfaginning. Valhalla is located within Asgard

Asgard (album)
Asgard is the third album by the German folk black metal band Adorned Brood. It was released June 16, 2000.-Track listing:#"Intro" - 1:27#"A God Ruled Time" - 4:52#"Asgard" - 6:19#"Black Beasts" - 9:22#"Twilight in Midgard" - 1:56

- Products of fire, incineration or combustion :The solid remains of fires, such as:* Ash , the compounds that remain after a scientific sample is burned; commonly reported as a percentage on pet food labels

Ash (artist)
Ash also called Victor Ash is originally a street artist from Paris, France.He started his artistic career as a graffiti writer in the early 1980s and from 1983 to 1986 he also called himself Saho and Ash2.

Ash (ballet)
Ash is a ballet made by New York City Ballet's balletmaster in chief Peter Martins to Ash by Michael Torke. The premiere took place Thursday, June 20th, 1991, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center

Ash (director)
Ashley Baron-Cohen is an independent English film-maker also known as simply Ash. He has a bachelor's degree in experimental psychology from Sussex University, and trained as a filmmaker at the Pasadena Art Center

Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday, in the calendar of Western Christianity, is the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter. It is a moveable fast, falling on a different date each year because it is dependent on the date of Easter

Ash Wednesday (album)
Ash Wednesday is the debut studio album by singer songwriter Elvis Perkins, released on February 20, 2007, on XL Recordings. It is a chronologically sequenced album of songs written before and after the death of his mother, who died on 9/11

Ash Wednesday (film)
Ash Wednesday is a 2002 crime drama film starring Edward Burns, Elijah Wood, and Rosario Dawson. The film is set in the Hell's Kitchen of the early 1980s and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.

Asha is the Avestan language term for a concept of cardinal importance to Zoroastrian theology and doctrine. In the moral sphere, aša/arta represents what has been called "the decisive confessional concept of Zoroastrianism." 

Asha (disambiguation)
-Given names:* Indian female name , from the Sanskrit "wish, desire, hope, awesome, expectation, prospect, success"**Asha Bhosle, an Indian playback singer, for films**Asha Parekh, an Indian Hindi film actress of 60's and 70's

Asha (town)
Asha is a town in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the Sim River , west of Chelyabinsk. Population: It was founded in 1898 and was granted town status on June 20, 1933.

Ashcan may refer to:* Ashcan , a container* Ashcan , an anti-submarine weapon* Ashcan copy, a comic book publication produced solely for legal purposes* Ashcan School, a realist artistic movement

Ashen could mean:*Made from ash wood*Having a colour resembling ash . In a medical context, ashen equate with cyanosis, referring to a bluish hue resulting from a lack of oxygenation of hemoglobin in the blood.

Asher , in the Book of Genesis, is the second son of Jacob and Zilpah, and the founder of the Tribe of Asher.-Name:The text of the Torah argues that the name of Asher means happy/blessing, implying a derivation from the Hebrew term osher ; the Torah actually presents this in two variations—beoshri , and

Asher (name)
This is a list of people named Asher, either as a given name or surname:* Asher, character in the Hebrew Bible* Asher Allen , University of Georgia cornerback* Asher Asher , Scottish physician

Ashes may refer to:* The Ashes, the Test cricket series between England and Australia* The Ashes , the rugby league Test series between Great Britain and Australia

Ashes (The Prophecy album)
Ashes is the debut album by the British Death/doom band The Prophecy. It was released in 2003 to coincide with the first date of the doomination of Europe tour

Not to be confused with the Bhutanese honorific title Ashi .Ashi is the Avestan language word for the Zoroastrian concept of "that which is attained." As the hypostasis of "reward," "recompense," or "capricious luck," Ashi is also a divinity in the Zoroastrian hierarchy of yazatas.-Nomenclature:Avestan 'ashi' is a feminine abstract noun, deriving from

Ashi (disambiguation)
Ashi may refer to:* Ashi, the Zoroastrian concept of "reward, recompense"* Rav Ashi, a Jewish religious scholar* Ashi, the Black Speech name of the ring in the Lord of the Rings* Ashi , a Bhutanese honorific title meaning "Lady"

Depending on context, ashing may refer to plasma ashing, which is used in semiconductor manufacturing and microelectromechanical systems for removing photoresist, or it may refer to the process below:

Basset Hound
The Basset Hound is a short-legged breed of dog of the hound family. They are scent hounds, bred to hunt rabbits and hare by scent. Their sense of smell for tracking is second only to that of the Bloodhound.

Jonas Erik Altberg , better known by his stage name Basshunter, is a Swedish singer-songwriter, record producer and DJ. He is best known for his number one hits "Boten Anna", "Dota", "Now You're Gone" and "All I Ever Wanted". Basshunter has so far released a total of six albums, two of which have been released in the UK

The Bastarnae or Basternae were an ancient Germanic tribe,, who between 200 BC and 300 AD inhabited the region between the eastern Carpathian mountains and the Dnieper river

The Basters are the descendants of Cape Colony Dutch and indigenous African women. They largely live in Namibia and are similar to Coloured or Griqua people in South Africa.

The Bastille was a fortress in Paris, known formally as the Bastille Saint-Antoine. It played an important role in the internal conflicts of France and for most of its history was used as a state prison by the kings of France. The Bastille was built in response to the English threat to the city of Paris during the Hundred Years War

Bastrop, Texas
-Demographics:As of the census of 2000, there are 5340 people in Bastrop, organized into 2034 households and 1336 families. The population density is 734.8 people per square mile . There are 2,239 housing units at an average density of 308.1 per square mile

Bat Masterson
William Barclay "Bat" Masterson was a figure of the American Old West known as a buffalo hunter, U.S. Marshal and Army scout, avid fisherman, gambler, frontier lawman, and sports editor and columnist for the New York Morning Telegraph

Bata Shoes
Bata Shoes is a large, family owned shoe company based in Bermuda but currently headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, operating 3 business units worldwide – Bata Metro Markets, Bata Emerging Markets and Bata Branded Business. It has a retail presence in over 50 countries and production facilities in 26 countries

Bataan Death March
The Bataan Death March was the forcible transfer, by the Imperial Japanese Army, of 75,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II, which resulted in the deaths of thousands of prisoners.The march was characterized by wide-ranging physical abuse and murder, and resulted in very high fatalities

Batagarawa is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Batagarawa.It is populated by Hausa people and the town was once the capital of Mallamawa District in Katsina Emirate, North Central State.

Batak (Indonesia)
Batak is a collective term used to identify a number of ethnic groups predominantly found in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The term is used to include the Toba, Karo, Pakpak, Simalungun, Angkola and Mandailing, each of which are distinct but related groups with distinct, albeit related, languages and customs

Batam is an island and city in Riau Islands Province of Indonesia, known for its free trade zone area as part of the Sijori Growth Triangle, is located off Singapore's south coast

Batangas is a first class province of the Philippines located on the southwestern part of Luzon in the CALABARZON region. Its capital is Batangas City and it is bordered by the provinces of Cavite and Laguna to the north and Quezon to the east. Across the Verde Island Passages to the south is the island of Mindoro and to the west lies the South China Sea

Batangas City
- Foreign Rule :The first Spanish missionaries arrived in Batangas City since 1572. Finally on 1581 Spanish authorities governing the Philippines created a pueblo in the area which included the hill where the present Provincial Capitol of Batangas stands after the formal end of the Coumintang Kingdom

Bataraza, Palawan
Bataraza is a second class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. It is named after Datu Bataraza Narrazid, a locally influential Muslim chieftain and father of the town's first mayor and former mayor of Brooke's Point, the late Datu Sapiodin Narrazid

The Batcopter is the fictional personal helicopter of comic book superhero Batman.-Wayne Aerospace:The military aviation branch designs and manufactures jet fighters and helicopters for the U.S. military. The most notable models of these are the W-4 Wraith fighter and the Kestrel attack helicopter.-Whirly-Bat:The Whirly-Bat was Batman's single-occupant mini-copter

Bath & Body Works
Bath & Body Works, LLC, is an American retail store under the Limited Brands umbrella. It was founded in 1990 in New Albany, Ohio and has since expanded across the United States and Canada. It specializes in lotions, bath items, personal care items, and home fragrances.The company launched both a seasonal catalog and a website in 2006

Bath Green Park railway station
Green Park railway station is a former railway station in Bath, Somerset, England. For some of its life, it was known as Bath Queen Square.-Architecture and opening:

Bather load
Bather load refers to the capacity of a municipal swimming pool, a water fountain, or similar facility. Often bather load is dictated by the capacity of water treatment equipment . Facilities intended only for decoration Bather load refers to the capacity of a municipal swimming pool, a water fountain, or similar facility. Often bather load is dictated by the capacity of water treatment equipment (filters, chemical processing, and the like). Facilities intended only for decoration Bather load refers to the capacity of a municipal swimming pool, a water fountain, or similar facility. Often bather load is dictated by the capacity of water treatment equipment (filters, chemical processing, and the like). Facilities intended only for decoration (i.e

A bathrobe, dressing gown or housecoat is a robe. A bathrobe is usually made from towelling or other absorbent textile, and may be donned while the wearer's body is wet, serving both as a towel and an informal garment

A bathroom is a room for bathing in containing a bathtub and/or a shower and optionally a toilet, a sink/hand basin/wash basin and possibly also a bidet.

Baths of Caracalla
The Baths of Caracalla in Rome, Italy were Roman public baths, or thermae, built in Rome between AD 212 and 216, during the reign of the Emperor Caracalla.- History :

According to the Hebrew Bible, Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David, king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah. She is most known for the Bible story in which King David seduced her.

A bath , bathtub , or tub is a large container for holding water in which a person may bathe . Most modern bathtubs are made of acrylic or fiberglass, but alternatives are available in enamel over steel or cast iron, and occasionally waterproof finished wood

Bathtub curve
The bathtub curve is widely used in reliability engineering. It describes a particular form of the hazard function which comprises three parts:*The first part is a decreasing failure rate, known as early failures.

Bathurst, New South Wales
-CBD and suburbs:Bathurst's CBD is located on William, George, Howick, Russell, and Durham Streets. The CBD is approximately 25 hectares and surrounds two city blocks. Within this block layout is banking, government services, shopping centres, retail shops, a park* and monuments

Bathyal zone
The bathyal zone or bathypelagic – from Greek βαθύς , deep – is that part of the pelagic zone that extends from a depth of 1000 to 4000 metres below the ocean surface. It lies between the mesopelagic above, and the abyssopelagic below. The average temperature hovers at about 39°F

A bathyscaphe is a free-diving self-propelled deep-sea submersible, consisting of a crew cabin similar to a bathysphere, but suspended below a float rather than from a surface cable, as in the classic bathysphere design.

Batik is a cloth that traditionally uses a manual wax-resist dyeing technique. Batik or fabrics with the traditional batik patterns are found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, China, Azerbaijan, India, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal, and Singapore.Javanese traditional batik, especially from Yogyakarta and Surakarta, has notable meanings rooted to the Javanese

Batman is a fictional character created by the artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger. A comic book superhero, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27 , and since then has appeared primarily in publications by DC Comics

Baton (law enforcement)
A truncheon or baton is essentially a club of less than arm's length made of wood, plastic, or metal

Batrachotoxins are extremely potent cardiotoxic and neurotoxic steroidal alkaloids found in certain species of frogs , melyrid beetles, and birds

Batten disease
Batten disease is a rare, fatal autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder that begins in childhood

Battering ram
A battering ram is a siege engine originating in ancient times and designed to break open the masonry walls of fortifications or splinter their wooden gates

Battersea Park
Battersea Park is a 200 acre green space at Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth in England. It is situated on the south bank of the River Thames opposite Chelsea, and was opened in 1858.

Battery (electricity)
An electrical battery is one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy. Since the invention of the first battery in 1800 by Alessandro Volta and especially since the technically improved Daniell cell in 1836, batteries have become a common power source for many household and industrial applications

Battery charger
A battery charger is a device used to put energy into a secondary cell or rechargeable battery by forcing an electric current through it.The charge current depends upon the technology and capacity of the battery being charged

Generally, a battle is a conceptual component in the hierarchy of combat in warfare between two or more armed forces, or combatants. In a battle, each combatant will seek to defeat the others, with defeat determined by the conditions of a military campaign

Battle in Berlin
The Battle in Berlin was an end phase of the Battle of Berlin. While the Battle of Berlin encompassed the attack by three Soviet Army Groups to capture not only Berlin but the territory of Germany east of the River Elbe still under German control, the Battle in Berlin details the fighting, and German capitulation, that took place within the German capital.The outcome of the Battle in

Battle of 73 Easting
The Battle of 73 Easting was a decisive tank battle fought on 26 February 1991, during the Gulf War, between American-British armored forces and those of the Iraqi Republican Guard. The battle took place several hours after the Battle of Al Busayyah

Battle of Aachen
The Battle of Aachen was a battle in Aachen, Germany, which occurred between 2–21 October 1944. By September 1944, the Wehrmacht had been pushed into Germany proper, after being defeated in France by the Western Allies

Battle of Aldie
The Battle of Aldie took place on June 17, 1863, in Loudoun County, Virginia, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign of the American Civil War.Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry screened Gen. Robert E. Lee's Confederate infantry as it marched north in the Shenandoah Valley behind the sheltering Blue Ridge Mountains. The pursuing Union cavalry of Brig. Gen

Battle of Alesia
The Battle of Alesia or Siege of Alesia took place in September, 52 BC around the Gallic oppidum of Alesia, a major town centre and hill fort of the Mandubii tribe

Battle of Ambon
The Battle of Ambon occurred on the island of Ambon in the Dutch East Indies , on 30 January – 3 February 1942, during World War II. A Japanese invasion was resisted by Dutch and Australian forces

Battle of Antietam
The Battle of Antietam , fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek, as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with about 23,000 casualties.After pursuing Confederate General Robert E

Battle of Aquia Creek
The Battle of Aquia Creek was an exchange of cannon fire between Union Navy gunboats and Confederate shore batteries in Stafford County, Virginia which took place from May 29, 1861 to June 1, 1861 during the early days of the American Civil War

Battle of Arracourt
The Battle of Arracourt was a battle between U.S. and German armored forces during World War II near the town of Arracourt, Lorraine, France, from 18-29 September 1944. As part of a counteroffensive against recent U.S. advances in France, the German 5th Panzer Army had as its objective the recapture of Lunéville and the collapse of the U.S

Battle of Arras (1917)
The Battle of Arras was a British offensive during the First World War. From 9 April to 16 May 1917, British, Canadian, New Zealand, Newfoundland, and Australian troops attacked German trenches near the French city of Arras on the Western Front.

Battle of Atlanta
The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Continuing their summer campaign to seize the important rail and supply center of Atlanta, Union forces commanded by William T. Sherman overwhelmed and defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John B. Hood. Union Maj. Gen

Battle of Aughrim
The Battle of Aughrim was the decisive battle of the Williamite War in Ireland. It was fought between the Jacobites and the forces of William III on 12 July 1691 , near the village of Aughrim in County Galway.

Battle of Austerlitz
The Battle of Austerlitz, also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of Napoleon's greatest victories, where the French Empire effectively crushed the Third Coalition

Battle of Badr
The Battle of Badr , fought Saturday, March 13, 624 AD in the Hejaz region of western Arabia , was a key battle in the early days of Islam and a turning point in Muhammad's struggle with his opponents among the Quraish in Mecca

Battle of Baltimore
The Battle of Baltimore was a combined sea/land battle fought between British and American forces in the War of 1812. It was one of the turning points of the war as American forces repulsed sea and land invasions of the busy port city of Baltimore, Maryland, and killed the commander of the invading British army forces

Battle of Barrosa
The Battle of Barrosa was an unsuccessful French attack on a larger Anglo-Portuguese-Spanish force attempting to lift the siege of Cádiz, Spain during the Peninsular War

Battle of Bataan
The Battle of Bataan represented the most intense phase of Imperial Japan's invasion of the Philippines during World War II. The capture of the Philippine Islands was crucial to Japan's effort to control the Southwest Pacific, seize the resource-rich Dutch East Indies, and protect its Southeast Asia flank

Battle of Beersheba
The Battle of Beersheba took place on 31 October 1917, as part of the Sinai and Palestine campaign during World War I. Notable was the charge of the Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade, which covered some to overrun and capture the last remaining Ottoman trenches, and secure the surviving wells at Birüssebi.-Background:The battle of Beersheba was one critical element

Battle of Belleau Wood
The Battle of Belleau Wood occurred during the German 1918 Spring Offensive in World War I, near the Marne River in France. The battle was fought between the U.S

Battle of Berlin
The Battle of Berlin, designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European Theatre of World War II.

Battle of Bosworth Field
The Battle of Bosworth Field was the penultimate battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century. Fought on 22 August 1485, the battle was won by the Lancastrians

Battle of Brandywine
The Battle of Brandywine, also known as the Battle of the Brandywine or the Battle of Brandywine Creek, was fought between the American army of Major General George Washington and the British-Hessian army of General Sir William Howe on September 11, 1777. The British defeated the Americans and forced them to withdraw toward the rebel capital of Philadelphia

Battle of Britain
The Battle of Britain is the name given to the World War II air campaign waged by the German Air Force against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940

Battle of Buçaco
The Battle of Bussaco resulted in the defeat of French forces by Lord Wellington's Anglo-Portuguese Army, in Portugal during the Peninsular War.

Battle of Buena Vista
The Battle of Buena Vista , also known as the Battle of Angostura, saw the United States Army use artillery to repulse the much larger Mexican army in the Mexican-American War

Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, mostly on and around Breed's Hill, during the Siege of Boston early in the American Revolutionary War

Battle of Bushy Run
The Battle of Bushy Run was fought on August 5-6, 1763, in western Pennsylvania, between a British column under the command of Colonel Henry Bouquet and a combined force of Delaware, Shawnee, Mingo, and Huron warriors. This action occurred during Pontiac's Rebellion

Battle of Camden
The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War

Battle of Cannae
The Battle of Cannae was a major battle of the Second Punic War, which took place on August 2, 216 BC near the town of Cannae in Apulia in southeast Italy. The army of Carthage under Hannibal decisively defeated a numerically superior army of the Roman Republic under command of the consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro

Battle of Carchemish
The Battle of Carchemish was fought about 605 BC between the allied armies of Egypt and Assyria against Babylonia.- Background :When the Assyrian capital Nineveh was overrun by the Babylonians in 612 BC, the Assyrians moved their capital to Harran

Battle of Carillon
The Battle of Carillon, also known as the 1758 Battle of Ticonderoga, was fought on July 8, 1758, during the French and Indian War

Battle of Carnifex Ferry
The Battle of Carnifex Ferry took place on September 10, 1861, in Nicholas County, Virginia , as part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign during the American Civil War. The battle resulted in a Union victory that contributed to the eventual Confederate withdrawal from western Virginia