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Soldiers of the U.S. 37th Coast Artillery Brig…

Soldiers of the U.S. 37th Coast Artillery Brigade used searchlights to scan the skies above Los Angeles in the pre-dawn hours of February 24, 1942 searching for Japanese bombers, a day before the infamous “Battle of Los Angeles” .

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Khmer warriors in battle with the Champa via r…

Khmer warriors in battle with the Champa

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Brazilan and Paraguayan armies clash at the Ba…

Brazilan and Paraguayan armies clash at the Battle of Avay

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Battle of Lissa, Konstantinos Volanakis, 1869

Battle of Lissa, Konstantinos Volanakis, 1869

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Aert Anthonisz – The battle of Cadix via reddi…

Aert Anthonisz – The battle of Cadix

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The Capture of Cádiz in 1596 was a battle in the Anglo-Spanish War where English and Dutch troops raided the Spanish city of Cádiz. Almost 200 ships took part in the battle with most of the Spanish forces destroyed.

U.S Regulars of the 39th infantry regiment att…

U.S Regulars of the 39th infantry regiment attack red stick positions at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, March 27, 1814. By the time the Battle was over, more than 800 red stick warriors lay dead, 80% of the defending force. American and American allied creek lost a total of 70 killed.

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Battle of Manila Bay by Simon Adams, depicting…

Battle of Manila Bay by Simon Adams, depicting the battle on May 1, 1898, Spanish American War.

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French troops and mercenary allies crush a Spa…

French troops and mercenary allies crush a Spanish Calvary charge in the Battle of Ravenna

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Nepali forces overpower Tibetan troops in the …

Nepali forces overpower Tibetan troops in the Battle of Guntagadhi

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Update, after further research, I have discovered that the artist’s name is Shreejan Rajbhandari.

Source of this painting: https://imgur.com/t/storytime/Froqz

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Battle of Lissa 1866

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lissa_(1866) Clash of ironclads between Italy and Austrian Empire where smaller Austrian fleet managed to defeat Italian one. Austrians were inferior in number of ironclads and firepower so they decided to engage in close quarters to minimize Italian advantage and to try to ram Italian ships, they managed to two successful ramming attacks and sunk 2 Italian ironclads. This battle led to ram craze around European navies in 2nd part of 19th century where a lot of newly built ships were equipped with ram bow