Where can I find out all about a war? Who started World War I? What were the causes of the Civil War? What happened during the Holocaust in WWII? Who led the French Revolution? What were the Crusades? When did the Battle of Britain occur? What was the Thirty Years War? When did World War II end?

  • You will find good descriptions of many major wars and battles in our encyclopedia and almanacs. You can find them by typing the name or location of the war or battle into the search box at the top of the page. See the Search Tips page for more help.
  • See for example, the entries on the following wars:

in the United States

in Europe

in Asia

in the Middle East

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