Battle of Brest

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Numerous actions have been termed the Battle of Brest, Brest being the name of two important fortress towns in France and Poland, resp., and a small town in Croatia.

Brest, Croatia[edit]

Brest, France[edit]

  • The Battle of Brest (1342) - a naval battle off the port during the Hundred Years' War in 1342.
  • The Battle of Saint-Mathieu - a naval battle off the port during the War of the League of Cambrai in 1512, often called the battle of Brest.
  • The Attack on Brest - a failed attack in 1694 by the English to destroy the harbor of Brest during the War of the Grand Alliance
  • Various naval actions of the eighteenth century, including those sometimes termed the First, Second or Third Battles of Ushant are occasionally termed the battle of Brest.
  • The Battle for Brest - A land battle between American and German forces over possession of the strategic port in 1944.

Brest, Belarus[edit]