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Siege
   of   
Herons
Joan of Arc & the Earl of Suffolk
   led opposing forces at the   
Siege of Orléans
Joan of Arc's first major military victory.
George Washington & Lord Cornwallis
   led opposing forces at the   
Siege of Yorktown
Cornwallis' surrender lead to the American victory in the War of Independence.
Robert Baden-Powell & Piet Cronje
   led opposing forces at the   
Siege of Mafeking
The siege lasted for 217 days and turned Baden-Powell into a national hero.
Trebuchet
   means   
Medieval Siege Engine to Throw Projectiles
1627
      
The Siege of La Rochelle Started
Protestants under siege by Cardinal Richelieu, they eventually capitulate
Special Agent Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard
   was played by Denzel Washington in   
The Siege
1998
Dungeon Siege
   video game is a   
Role Playing Game
70
   saw the   
Siege Of Jerusalem
1429
   saw the   
Siege of Orleans
1781
   saw the   
Siege of Yorktown
Last major land battle in North America of the American War of Independence; a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington and French Army troops led by the Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by British lord and Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis.
1836
   saw the   
Siege on the Alamo
March 6, has come to symbolize heroic struggle against impossible odds
1627
   saw the   
Siege of La Rochelle
1627 - 1628. Forced to eat rats and dogs to survive, less than one-quarter of the human population survived and even less of the rats and dogs.
1861
   saw the   
Siege on Fort Sumpter
April 12-13, opening shots of the American Civil War
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
   starred   
Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah and Tom Berenger
Two computer experts are sent on an undercover operation in Eastern Europe when an act of terrorism threatens the world to the brink of disaster.
Under Siege (1992)
   starred   
Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey and Erika Eleniak
Director: Andrew Davis.
Andrew Davis
   directed   
Under Siege (1992)
Siege
   of   
Cranes
1689
      
The Siege of Derry Took Place
1691
      
The Siege of Limerick Took Place
The last part of Ireland to hold out for James II
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
   has the tagline   
The Most Bizarre Bank Siege Ever
J. G. Farrell
   wrote   
The Siege of Krishnapur
José Saramago
   wrote   
The History of the Siege of Lisbon
Before the City of the Insubrian Lands, for Seven Years the Siege Will Be Laid;
   is found in   
Century VII, Quatrain No.15
Before the city of the Insubrian lands, for seven years the siege will be laid; a very great king enters it, the city is then free, away from its enemies.
52 BC
   saw the   
Siege of Alesia
Julius Caesar defeats the Gallic army of Vercingetorix
718
   saw the   
Siege of Constantinople
Arabs fail a second time to take the city
885
   saw the   
Siege of Paris
Unsuccessful Viking assault
1453
   saw the   
Siege of Constantinople
160,000 Ottoman warriors overcome a much smaller Christian force and take the city
1529
   saw the   
Siege of Vienna
Sets limit to Ottoman expansion into Europe
1793
   saw the   
Siege of Toulon
Republican victory over Royalist rebellion in Southern French city; young Napoleon rise
1854
   saw the   
Siege of Sevastopol
Major siege during the Crimean War; subject of a Leo Tolstoy early book
1941
   saw the   
Siege of Sevastopol
From 30 Oct to 4 July, 1942, German struggle for control of Soviet Black Sea naval base
1941
   saw the   
Siege of Leningrad
Unsuccessful operation by German forces to capture Leningrad (Saint Petersburg)
Kamran Ince
   composed   
Siege of Vienna
Symphony No. 3, 1995
885
   was the year of the   
Siege of Paris
Unsuccessful Viking assault
1429
   was the year of the   
Siege of Orleans
Joan of Arc
1453
   was the year of the   
Siege of Constantinople
160,000 Ottoman warriors overcome a much smaller Christian force and take the city
1529
   was the year of the   
Siege of Vienna
Sets limit to Ottoman expansion into Europe
1836
   was the year of the   
Siege on the Alamo
March 6, has come to symbolize heroic struggle against impossible odds. The actual battle lasted 1 hour.
1854
   was the year of the   
Siege of Sevastopol
Major siege during the Crimean War; subject of a Leo Tolstoy early book
1861
   was the year of the   
Siege on Fort Sumpter
April 12-13, opening shots of the American Civil War
1941-44
   was the year of the   
Siege of Leningrad
Unsuccessful operation by German forces to capture Leningrad (Saint Petersburg)
1941
   was the year of the   
Siege of Sevastopol
From 30 Oct to 4 July, 1942, German struggle for control of Soviet Black Sea naval base
Bugsy Siegel
   was a   
Gangster
1906-1947
Bugsy (1991)
   is a film about   
Bugsy Siegel
Portrayed by Warren Beatty






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