This day in military history.. - Page 292




 
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July 2
866 battle of Brissarthe
1298 Battle of Gollheim
1582 Battle of Yamazuki
1644 Battle of Marston Moor
1645 Battle of Alford
1747 Battle of Lauffeld
1823 Siege of Salvador ends.
1853 Russia invades Wallachia and Moldavia
1918 Transport USS Covington sinks after being damaged by U-86 the day before.
1940 KM E Boat S-23 sunk by mine off South Foreland
1942 Soviet Destroyers Taskent and Bditelnyi bombed/sunk at Novorossiyk. Minesweeper T-404 bombed/sunk at Sevastopol.
1943 US troops invade New Georgia. PT-153 and 158 run aground and are abandoned off Munda Point, New Georgia
1944 US troops invade Noemfoor Island. U-543 sunk by an Avenger from USS Wake Island. KM Minesweeper R-180 sunk off Fe Camp. USN Minesweeper YMS-350 sunk by mine off Utah Beach. R.N. Minesweeper MMS 1019 and LCI Empire Broadsword sunk by mines off Normandy.
1945 Aux Sub Chaser CHa-188 sunk by mine off Mutsure Light.
1950 naval Battle of Chumonchin Chun
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July 3
324 Battle of Adrianople
1754 Battle of Ft. Necessity
1778 Battle of Wyoming
1863 Battle of Gettysburg ends
1866 Battle of Koniggratz
1889 Denmark adopts the Krag-Jorgensen.
1898 naval Battle of Santiago
1940 Long Range Desert Group formed. Royal Navy siezes 2 French Battleships, 9 Destroyers and other warships, and Destroyer Mistral scuttled, at Plymouth and Portsmouth. Battleships Bretagne sunk, Dunkerque and Provence damaged/beached and Destroyer Mogador sunk at Mers el Kebir, Dunkerque, Provence and Mogador raised, repaired, returned to service.
1941 Trawlers HMS Receptive and Rosme sunk by mines in the North Sea.
1942 U-153 sunk by Destroyer USS Landsdowne off Colon, Panama. U-215 sunk by Trawler HMS Le Tiger east of Boston
1943 U-126 sunk by RAF Wellington and U-628 sunk by RAF B-24, both north west of Cape Ortegal. R.N. LST 429 burns/sinks off Zuwarah, Libya
1944 U-154 sunk by Destroyers USS Inch & Frost north west of Madiera