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The Charge of the Light Brigade led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava was the result of a miscommunication which saw the Light Brigade charge, unsupported by infantry, into the mouths of massed Russian cannon.The charge is commemorated in Lord Tennyson’s poem.Imphal/Kohima (World War Two) 8 March – 3 July 1944 Imphal (in present-day Manipur, India) and Kohima (in present-day Nagaland, India) Japanese armies attempted to destroy the Allied forces at Imphal and invade India, but were driven back into Burma with heavy losses.The battle marked a turning point of the Burma Campaign Imjin River (Korean War) 22-25 April 1951 Imjin River, Korea The bloodiest battle fought by British troops since World War Two.The overwhelming Allied victory ensured the safety of Vienna from the Franco-Bavarian army, thus preventing the collapse of the Grand Alliance.Allied casualties were 4,500 killed and 7,500 wounded, whereas the enemy suffered losses of 38,600 killed, wounded or taken prisoner. Culloden (Jacobite Rebellion of 1745) 16 April 1746 Drumossie Moor (to the north-east of Inverness), Scotland The last pitched battle fought on British soil.Salamanca (Peninsular War) 22 July 1812 Arapiles, Salamanca, Spain The Battle of Salamanca saw Anglo-Portuguese and Spanish armies under the Duke of Wellington defeat Marshal Auguste Marmont 's French forces.The victory was one of Wellington’s finest and proved that he was more than just a good defensive general after he had quickly seized on an opportunity to attack Marshal Marmont’s divisions when they became too extended after marching across his front.
Megiddo (World War One) 19 September – 31 October 1918 Present-day Israel, Jordan and Syria Decisive breakthrough.Waterloo (Napoleonic Wars) 18 June 1815 Waterloo (in present-day Belgium) The Battle of Waterloo was the last great battle of the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) and marked the end of France’s attempt to dominate Europe.Aliwal (First Sikh War) 28 January 1846 Aliwal (in present-day Punjab, India) The British were led by Sir Harry Smith, while the Sikhs were led by Ranjodh Singh Majithia.The Allies quickly advanced, taking Damascus and Aleppo, before the Turks sued for peace in October 1918.
Battle involved skilful series of manoeuvres and use of aeroplanes, artillery, infantry and cavalry.Blenheim (War of the Spanish Succession) 13 August 1704 Blenheim, Bavaria (in modern-day Germany) Fought between a Grand Alliance and the French-Bavarian Army.