List of orders of battle

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This is a list of orders of battle, which list the known military units that were located within the field of operations for each battle. The battles are listed in chronological order by starting date (or planned start date).

Classical period[edit]

Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
Battle of Red Cliffs Cao Cao's forces and Allied forces Winter of 208/9 CE

Early modern period[edit]

Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
Crusades
Battle of Lepanto Holy League and Ottoman fleets October 7, 1571
Thirty Years' War
Battle of Breitenfeld Holy Roman Empire, Catholic League, Sweden, and Saxony September 17, 1631
Battle of Rain Sweden and the Catholic League April 15, 1632
Battle of Rocroi French and Spanish armies May 19, 1643
English Civil War
Battle of Marston Moor Scots, Parliamentarians and Royalists July 2, 1644
Battle of Naseby Parliamentarians and Royalists June 14, 1645
Second Anglo-Dutch War
Battle of Lowestoft British and Dutch fleets June 13, 1665
War of the Spanish Succession
Battle of Schellenberg Alled and Franco-Bavarian armies July 2, 1704
Battle of Blenheim Allied and Franco-Bavarian armies August 13, 1704
Great Northern War
Battle of Lesnaya Russian and Swedish armies October 9, 1708
Austro-Turkish War of 1716–18
Battle of Petrovaradin Austrian and Ottoman armies August 5, 1716
American Revolutionary War
Battle of Long Island American and British armies August 27, 1776
Battle of Trenton American and British armies December 26, 1776
Battle of Brandywine American and British armies September 11, 1777
Battle of Paoli American and British armies September 21, 1777
Battle of Germantown American and British armies October 4, 1777
Battle of Bemis Heights American and British armies October 7, 1777
Battle of Monmouth American and British armies June 28, 1778
Battle of Camden American and British armies August 16, 1780
Battle of Cowpens American and British armies January 17, 1781
Battle of Guilford Court House American and British armies March 15, 1781
Siege of Yorktown American, French, and British armies September 28 – October 17, 1781
Russo-Swedish War (1788–1790)
Battle of Reval Russian and Swedish fleets May 13, 1790

1792–1860[edit]

Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
French Revolutionary Wars
Battle of Jemappes French and Austrian armies November 6, 1792
Glorious First of June British and French fleets June 1, 1794
Battle of Fleurus French and Austrian-Dutch armies June 26, 1794
Montenotte Campaign French and Austrian-Sardinian armies April 12, 1796
Battle of Castiglione French and Austrian armies August 5, 1796
Battle of Bassano French and Austrian armies September 8, 1796
Battle of Arcola French and Austrian armies November 15 to November 17, 1796
Battle of Rivoli French and Austrian armies January 14 to January 15, 1797
Battle of Cape St. Vincent British and Spanish fleets February 14, 1797
Battle of Camperdown British and Dutch fleets October 11, 1797
Battle of the Nile British and French fleets August 1 to 3, 1798
Battle of Tory Island French and British fleets October 12, 1798
Egyptian Campaign French army 1798 to 1799
Army of the Danube French Order of Battle March 1, 1799
Battle of Stockach French and Austrian armies March 25, 1799
Battle of Marengo French and Austrian armies June 14, 1800
Battle of Hohenlinden French and Austrian armies December 3, 1800
Napoleonic Wars
Battle of Cape Finisterre British and Franco-Spanish fleets July 22, 1805
Battle of Trafalgar British and Franco-Spanish fleets October 21, 1805
Battle of Caldiero (1805) French and Austrian armies October 30, 1805
Battle of Dürenstein French, Austrian and Russian November 11, 1805
Battle of Wischau French and Russian armies November 25, 1805
Battle of Austerlitz French, Austrian and Russian December 2, 1805
Atlantic campaign of 1806 French and British fleets December 1805 - September 1806
Battle of San Domingo British and French fleets February 6, 1806
Battle of Maida British and French armies 4 July 1806
Battle of Jena–Auerstedt French and Prussian-Saxon armies 14 October 1806
Battle of Eylau France, Russia, and Prussia February 7–8, 1807
Battle of Vimeiro British-Portuguese and French August 20, 1808
Tyrolean Rebellion Austrian and Bavarian armies 1809
Battle of Abensberg Austrian and French armies April 20, 1809
Battle of Piave River Austrian and French-Italian armies May 8, 1809
Battle of Albuera French and Anglo-Allied armies May 16, 1811
Battle of Salamanca French and Anglo-Portuguese armies July 22, 1812
Battle of Vitoria French and Anglo-Allied armies June 21, 1813
Battle of Leipzig French and Sixth Coalition armies October 16–19, 1813
Battle of Hanau French, Austrian, and Bavarian armies October 30–31, 1813
Battle of Toulouse France and Anglo-Allied April 10, 1814
Battle of Tolentino Austrian and Neapolitan armies May 2–3, 1815
Hundred Days First French Empire and the Seventh Coalition March 10 – July 8, 1815
Battle of Quatre Bras France and Anglo-Allied June 16, 1815
Battle of Ligny French and Prussians June 16, 1815
Waterloo Campaign French, Anglo-Allied and Prussian June 16–18, 1815
Russo-Turkish War (1806–1812)
Battle of Athos Russian and Ottoman navies July 1, 1807
War of 1812
Battle of Tippecanoe U.S. Army, State Militias and Tecumseh's Confederacy 7 November 1811
Siege of Fort Meigs American and British forces and Tecumseh's Confederacy 28 Apr-9 May 1813
Battle of Fort George American and British forces 25 May 1813
Second Battle of Sacket's Harbor American and British forces 28–29 May 1813
Battle of Lake Erie American and British naval squadrons 10 September 1813
Battle of the Thames American and British forces October 5, 1813
Battle of Lundy's Lane American and British Armies 25 July 1814
Battle of Plattsburgh American and British naval squadrons 11 September 1814
Battle of New Orleans American order of battle 8 January 1815
Barbary Wars
Bombardment of Algiers British, Dutch, and Algerian Navies August 27, 1816
War of the Confederation
Battle of Yungay Confederation army and Chilean-Peruvian army January 20, 1839
Mexican–American War
Battle of Palo Alto American and Mexican armies May 8, 1846
Siege of Veracruz American and Mexican armies March 9–29, 1847
Battle of Cerro Gordo American and Mexican armies April 17–18, 1847
Crimean War
Battle of Sinop Fleets of the Russian and Ottoman Empires November 30, 1853
Battle of Balaclava British, French and Russian armies October 25, 1854
Second War of Italian Independence
Battle of Solferino French, Sardinian and Austrian armies June 24, 1859

American Civil War[edit]

Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
1861
Battle of Big Bethel Confederate Hampton Division and Union Department of Virginia June 10, 1861
Battle of Hoke's Run Confederate Army of the Shenandoah and Union Army of the Shenandoah July 2, 1861
Battle of Carthage (1861) Confederate Missouri State Guard and Union Department of Missouri July 5, 1861
Battle of Rich Mountain Confederate Army of the Northwest and Union Department of the Ohio July 11, 1861
First Battle of Bull Run Confederate Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah and Union Department of Northeast Virginia July 21, 1861
Battle of Wilson's Creek Confederate Western Army and Missouri State Guard and Union Army of the West August 10, 1861
Battle of Carnifex Ferry Confederate Forces and Union Army of West Virginia September 10, 1861
Battle of Ball's Bluff Confederate Army of the Potomac and Union Army of the Potomac October 20–24, 1861
Battle of Camp Wildcat Confederate brigade, Army of the Northwest and Union Department of the Ohio October 21, 1861
Battle of Belmont Confederate First Division, Western Department & Units in reserve or near Columbus and U.S. Grant's Expeditionary Command, Union District of Southeast Missouri & Units subject to Grant's command November 7, 1861
1862
Battle of Mill Springs Confederate Army and Union Department of the Ohio January 19, 1862
Battle of Roanoke Island Confederate Dist. of Roanoke & "Mosquito Fleet" and Union Coast Division & North Atlantic Blockading Squadron February 7–8, 1862
Battle of Fort Donelson Confederate Department No. 2 and Union Army of West Tennessee February 11 – 16, 1862
Battle of Island Number Ten Confederate Department No. 2 and Union Army of the Mississippi & Western Flotilla February 28, 1862 – April 8, 1862
Battle of Pea Ridge Confederate Army of the West and Union Army of the Southwest March 7 – 8, 1862
Battle of Hampton Roads Confederate CCS Virginia & James River Squadron and Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron March 8 – 9, 1862
Battle of New Bern Coast Division of the US Army and Confederate Pamlico District, Department of North Carolina March 14, 1862
Battle of Kernstown I Confederate Valley District and Union 1st Division, V Corps, Army of the Potomac March 23, 1862
Battle of Glorieta Pass Confederate Army of New Mexico and Union Department of New Mexico March 26 – 28, 1862
Beginning of the Peninsula Campaign Confederate Army of Northern Virginia & Other Troops in the Department of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac, Other Troops from the Department of the Potomac & Union Department of Virginia April 4 – 30, 1862
Battle of Shiloh Confederate Army of Mississippi and Union Army of the Tennessee and Army of the Ohio April 6 – 7, 1862
Siege of Corinth Confederate Army of Mississippi and Union Department of the Mississippi April 29 – May 30, 1862
Battle of Williamsburg Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac May 5, 1862
Battle of McDowell Confederate District of the Valley Army and Army of the Northwest and Union Mountain Department May 8 – 9, 1862
First Battle of Winchester Confederate District of the Valley and Union Department of the Shenandoah May 25, 1862
Battle of Hanover Court House Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac May 27, 1862
Battle of Seven Pines Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac May 31 - June 1, 1862
Battle of Cross Keys Confederate District of the Valley and Union Mountain Department and Department of the Rappahannock June 8, 1862
Battle of Port Republic Confederate District of the Valley and Union Department of the Rappahannock June 9, 1862
Seven Days Battles Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac June 25 – July 1, 1862
Battle of Cedar Mountain Confederate Left wing, Army of Northern Virginia and Union I Corps, Army of Virginia August 9, 1862
Battle of Richmond Confederate Army of Kentucky and Union Provisional Army of Kentucky August 29 – 30, 1862
Second Battle of Bull Run Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of Virginia and detachments, Army of the Potomac August 29–30, 1862
Battle of Chantilly Confederate Left wing, Army of Northern Virginia and Union III and IV Corps, Army of the Potomac September 1, 1862
Battle of Antietam Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac September 17, 1862
Battle of Iuka Confederate Army of the West and Union Army of the Mississippi September 19, 1862
Second Battle of Corinth Confederate Army of West Tennessee and Union Army of the Mississippi October 3 – 4, 1862
Battle of Perryville Confederate Army of the Mississippi and Union Army of the Ohio October 8, 1862
Battle of Prairie Grove Confederate I Corps, Trans-Mississippi Army and Union Army of the Frontier December 7, 1862
Battle of Fredericksburg Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac December 13, 1862
Battle of Chickasaw Bayou Confederate Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana and Union Army of the Tennessee December 26–29, 1862
Battle of Stones River Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Army of the Cumberland December 31, 1862 – January 2, 1863
1863
Battle of Fort Hindman Confederate Department of the Trans-Mississippi and Union Army of the Mississippi January 9 – 11, 1863
Battle of Franklin (1863) Union Army of Kentucky and Confederate Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee April 10, 1863
Siege of Suffolk Confederate Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia and Union Department of Virginia & VII Corps and North Atlantic Blockading Squadron April 11 – May 4, 1863
Battle of Chancellorsville Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac May 1 – 4, 1863
Battle of Raymond Confederate Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana and Union Army of the Tennessee May 12, 1863
Battle of Champion Hill Confederate Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana and Union Army of the Tennessee May 16, 1863
Battle of Vicksburg Confederate Army of Mississippi and Union Army of the Tennessee May 18 – July 4, 1863
Siege of Port Hudson Confederate Department of Mississippi & East Louisiana and Union Army of the Gulf & West Gulf Blockading Squadron May 22, 1863 – July 9, 1863
Battle of Brandy Station Confederate Cavalry Division, Army of Northern Virginia and Union Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac June 9, 1863
Battle of Winchester II Confederate Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia and Union 2nd division, VIII Corps June 13–15, 1863
Battle of Gettysburg Confederate Army of North Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac July 1–3, 1863
Battle of Helena Confederate District of Arkansas and Union District of East Arkansas July 4, 1863
Second Battle of Charleston Harbor Confederate Dept. of South Carolina, Georgia & Florida and Union Department of the South & South Atlantic Blockading Squadron July 19, 1863 – September 7, 1863
Little Rock Campaign Confederate District of Arkansas, Trans-Mississippi Department and Union Department of Arkansas August 25 –, 1863
Battle of Chickamauga Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Army of the Cumberland September 19–20, 1863
Bristoe Campaign Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac October to November, 1863
Chattanooga Campaign Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Army of the Cumberland October to November, 1863
Battle of Wauhatchie Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Army of the Cumberland October 28 to 29, 1863
Battle of Mine Run Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac November 27 - December 2, 1863
Knoxville Campaign Confederate First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Ohio November 16 - December 13, 1863
1864
Battle of Olustee Confederate District of East Florida and Union District of Florida February 20, 1864
Camden Expedition Confederate District of Arkansas, Trans-Mississippi Department and Union Department of Arkansas March 23 - May 2, 1864
Battle of the Wilderness Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac and IX Corps May 5–7, 1864
Atlanta CampaignBattle of Rocky Face Ridge, Battle of Resaca, Battle of Adairsville, Battle of New Hope Church, Battle of Dallas, Battle of Pickett's Mill, Battle of Marietta, Battle of Kolb's Farm, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain Confederate Army of Tennessee and Army of the Cumberland, Army of the Tennessee, and Army of the Ohio May 7 – June 27, 1864
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac and IX Corps May 8–21, 1864
Battle of Dallas Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Army of the Tennessee May 26 – June 1, 1864
Battle of Cold Harbor Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac May 31 – June 12, 1864
Battle of New Market Confederate Department of Western Virginia and Union Department of West Virginia May 15, 1864
Battle of Piedmont Confederate Department of Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee and Union Department of West Virginia June 5, 1864
Siege of Petersburg Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Department of Richmond and Union Army of the Potomac and Army of the James June 9, 1864 – March 25, 1865
Battle of Trevilian Station Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Cavalry Corps and Union Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps June 11, 1864 – June 12, 1864
Second Battle of Petersburg Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Armies of the Potomac and the James June 15–18, 1864
Battle of Monocacy Junction Confederate Army of the Valley District and Union Middle Department July 9, 1864
Battle of Fort Stevens Confederate Army of the Valley District and Union Department of Washington July 11 – 12, 1864
Battle of Peachtree Creek Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Army of the Cumberland July 20, 1864
Battle of Atlanta Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Military Division of the Mississippi July 22, 1864
Battle of Kernstown II Confederate Army of the Valley District and Union Army of West Virginia July 24, 1864
First Battle of Deep Bottom Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Armies of the Potomac and the James July 27–29, 1864
Battle of the Crater Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Armies of the Potomac and the James July 30, 1864
Second Battle of Deep Bottom Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac August 14 to 20, 1864
Battle of Globe Tavern Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac August 18 – 21, 1864
Battle of Mobile Bay Confederate District of the Gulf & CSS Tennessee with gunboats and Union Military Division of West Mississippi & West Gulf Blocking Squadron August 22 – 23, 1864
Second Battle of Ream's Station Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac August 25, 1864
Battle of Jonesborough Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Military Division of the Mississippi August 30-September 1, 1864
Battle of Opequon Confederate Army of the Valley and Union Army of the Shenandoah September 19, 1864
Battle of Chaffin's Farm Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the James September 29 – 30, 1864
Battle of Peebles's Farm Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac September 30 - October 2, 1864
Battle of Darbytown and New Market Roads Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the James October 7, 1864
Battle of Darbytown Road Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the James October 13, 1864
Battle of Cedar Creek Confederate Army of the Valley and Union Army of the Shenandoah October 19, 1864
Battle of Westport Confederate Army of Missouri and Union Army of the Border, Army of the Department of Missouri, and XVI Corps October 23, 1864
Battle of Mine Creek Confederate Army of Missouri and Union Army of the Border October 25, 1864
Battle of Boydton Plank Road Confederate Third Corps, Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac October 27 – 28, 1864
Battle of Fair Oaks & Darbytown Road Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the James October 27 – 28, 1864
Battle of Franklin II Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union IV and XXIII Corps November 30, 1864
Battle of Nashville Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Army of the Cumberland December 15–16, 1864
1865
Carolinas Campaign Confederate Army of Tennessee and Union Military Division of the Mississippi January to April, 1865
Battle of Hatcher's Run Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac February 5 – 7, 1865
Battle of Wilmington Confederate Department of North Carolina and Union Department of North Carolina, Wilmington Expeditionary Force February 11 – 12, 1865
Battle of Wyse Fork Confederate Department of North Carolina and Union Department of North Carolina March 7–10, 1865
Battle of Bentonville Confederate Army of the South and Union Grand Army of the West March 19 – 21, 1865
Battle of Fort Stedman Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac March 25, 1865
Appomattox Campaign Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac, Army of the James, and Army of the Shenandoah March 29 - April 9, 1865
Battle of Fort Blakely Confederate Department of Mississippi, Alabama, and East Louisiana and Union Army of West Mississippi April 2 – 9, 1865

1866–1913[edit]

Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
Paraguayan War
Battle of Curupayty Armies of the Triple Alliance and Paraguay September 22, 1866
Battle of Ytororó Brazilian and Paraguan armies December 6, 1868
Austro-Prussian War
Battle of Königgrätz Austrian and Prussian Armies July 3, 1866
Franco-Prussian War
Franco-Prussian War French and Prussian Armies July/August, 1870
War of the Pacific
Battle of Tacna Chilean North Operations Army, I Southern Peruvian Army, and Bolivian Army May 26, 1880
Battle of Chorrillos Chilean and Peruvian Armies January 13, 1881
Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878) Ottoman Fleet 1877
Greco-Turkish War
Greco-Turkish War (1897) Ottoman Fleet February to December 1897
Spanish-American War
Battle of El Caney U.S. V Corps and Spanish IV Corps July 1, 1898
Battle of San Juan Hill U.S. V Corps and Spanish IV Corps July 1, 1898
Anglo–Boer Wars
Battle of Magersfontein British and Boer forces December 11, 1899
Russo-Japanese War
Battle of Mukden Russian and Japanese forces February 20 - March 10, 1905
Battle of Tsushima Russian Second and Third Pacific Squadrons and Japanese Combined Fleet May 27 to May 28, 1905
Italo-Turkish War
Italo-Turkish War Ottoman fleet, October 1911 September 29, 1911 - October 18, 1912
First Balkan War
Balkan League Bulgarian Army (1912), Bulgarian Army (1913), Serbian Army, Greek Army October 1912 to May 1913
Ottoman Empire Ottoman fleet October 1912 to May 1913
Second Balkan War
Second Balkan War Bulgarian Army June to July 1913

World War I[edit]

See also: World War I
Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
Allies of World War I Army of Belgium, British Expeditionary Force, British Cavalry Corps, 1914, French Army of the third Republic, Indian Army, 1914, Indian Cavalry Corps, 1914 August 1914
Central Powers of World War I Army of the German Empire, 1914, German Army, Western Front, 1918 August 1914
Battle of Tannenberg German Eighth Army and Russian Northwest Front August 17 – September 1, 1914
Battle of Mons British Expeditionary Force and German First Army August 23, 1914
First Battle of the Marne British Expeditionary Force,French army and German Army 5–12 September 1914
First Battle of Ypres British Expeditionary Force, French Eighth Army, and German Fourth and Sixth Armies October 19 – November 22, 1914
Battle of Dogger Bank British and German Fleets January 24, 1915
Gallipoli Campaign Allied and Ottoman forces 25 April 1915 – 9 January 1916
Battle of Jutland British and German fleets May, 1916
Battle of the Somme British, Dominion and German forces 1 July to 18 November 1916
Battle of Delville Wood British, Dominion and German forces 14 July to 3 September 1916
Battle of Vimy Ridge Allied Canadian Corps and German Sixth Army April 9–12, 1917
Battle of Caporetto Italian Second Army and German/Austro-Hungarian Fourteenth Army October 24 – November 19, 1917
Battle of Soissons French, American, and German forces July 18–22, 1918
Battle of Amiens British Fourth, French First, and German Second and Eighteenth Armies August 8, 1918
Battle of Megiddo (1918) Allied and Ottoman armies September 19 – October 1, 1918
Meuse-Argonne Offensive American Expeditionary Force September 26 – November 11, 1918
U.S. air forces American Expeditionary Force air service November, 1918

Inter-war period[edit]

Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922)
Battle of Sakarya Greek Army of Asia Minor and Turkish Western Front August 23 to September 13, 1921
Battle of Dumlupınar Greek Army of Asia Minor and Turkish Western Front August 26–30, 1922
Spanish Civil War
Battle of Guadalajara Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie and Republican IV Corps March 8 to 23, 1937
Second Italo-Abyssinian War
Second Italo-Abyssinian War Italian Army and Ethiopian Army October 1935 – May 1937
Second Sino-Japanese War
January 28 Incident Japanese Shanghai Expeditionary Army and Chinese Shanghai Front January 28 – March 3, 1932
Operation Nekka Japanese Kwangtung Army and Manchukuoan Force January 1 – May 31, 1933
Defense of the Great Wall Chinese Northeastern Army January 1 – May 31, 1933
Actions in Inner Mongolia (1933–1936) Chinese, Japanese, and Manchurian forces April 1933 - December 1936
Suiyuan Campaign (1936) Japanese Inner Mongolian Army and Chinese Suiyuan Provincial Forces October – November, 1936
Battle of Beiping-Tianjin Japanese First Army and Second Fleet and Chinese 29th Route Army Early July to early August, 1937
Operation Chahar Japanese Peiping Railway Garrison Force, Kwangtung Army, and Chahar Expeditionary Force August 1937
Peiking – Suiyuan Railway Operation Chinese Taiyuan Pacification Headquarters August 1937
Tianjin–Pukou Railway Operation Japanese 2nd Army and Chinese 1st Army Group August to November 1937
Battle of Shanghai Japanese and Chinese forces August 13 – November 26, 1937
Battle of Taiyuan Japanese North China Front Army and Chinese 2nd War Area September 1 – November 9, 1937
Battle of Pingxingguan Japanese Army and Chinese 1st Route Army September 24 – 25, 1937
Battle of Xuzhou Japanese and Chinese forces December 1937 to May 1938
Battle of Northern and Eastern Henan Japanese North China Front Army and Chinese 1st War Area January – June, 1938
Battle of Lanfeng Japanese First Army and Chinese First War Area May 1938
Amoy Operation Japanese Fifth Fleet and Chinese Amoy Area May 10 – 12, 1938
Canton Operation Japanese 21st Army and Chinese 12th Army Group October – December, 1938
Hainan Island Operation Japanese Hainan Conquest Forces and Chinese forces February 10, 1939
Swatow Operation Japanese Fifth Fleet and Chinese forces June 21 – 27, 1939
Battle of South Guangxi Japanese and Chinese forces November 15–30, 1939
Battle of Zaoyang-Yichang Japanese 11th Army and Chinese 5th War Area May 1 – June 18, 1940
Hundred Regiments Offensive Japanese North China Area Army and Chinese 8th Route Army August 20 – December 5, 1940
Battle of Changde Japanese 11th Army and Chinese 6th and 9th War Areas November 2 – December 20, 1943
Battle of West Henan–North Hubei Japanese Northern and Western Honan Command and Chinese 1st and 5th War Areas March 21 – May 11, 1945
Battle of West Hunan Japanese 20th Army and Chinese 3rd and 4th Front Army and 10th Army Group April 9 – June 7, 1945
China Burma India Theater Chinese Expeditionary Force (Burma) Late February 1942
Winter War
Winter War Finnish Army November 30, 1939 – March 13, 1940

World War II[edit]

See also: World War II
Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
European Theater of Operations
Polish Campaign German Army, Polish Army
and Soviet Army
September 1939
Winter War Finnish Army December 1939
Norwegian campaign Allies and German April 1940
Battle of Belgium French First Army Group, Belgian Army, and German Army Group B May 10 – 28, 1940
Battle of France Allies and Axis May 10, 1940
Operation Sea Lion German September 1940 (planned)
Balkans Campaign Balkans Campaign German order of battle
Axis order of battle for the invasion of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav order of battle prior to the invasion of Yugoslavia
April 6 – May 3, 1941
Operation Barbarossa Axis and Soviet Forces June 22, 1941
Leningrad Strategic Defensive Order of Battle for the Leningrad Strategic Defensive Operation July 10, 1941 - September 30, 1941
Convoy PQ 17 Allied and German Navies July, 1942
Dieppe Raid Allied and German August 1942
Convoy PQ 18 Allied and German forces 2–21 September 1942.
Battle of Stalingrad German and Soviet September 1942 – February 2, 1943
Battle of Kursk German and Soviet July 4–20, 1943
Operation Tungsten Allied 3 April 1944
American airborne landings in Normandy US VII Corps and IX Troop Carrier Command and German Seventh Army June 6, 1944
Juno Beach British-Canadian Second Army and German detachments June 6, 1944
Invasion of Normandy Allied Second British Army and First U.S. Army and German Army Group B June 6 – mid-July, 1944
Normandy landings U.S. and U.K. naval forces, British Second Army and U.S. First Army June 6, 1944
Operation Perch British and German June 6 – 19, 1944
Battle of Villers-Bocage British and German June 13, 1944
Operation Epsom British and German June 26–30, 1944
Operation Mascot Allied 17 July 1944
Operation Goodwood British and German July 18 – 20, 1944
Operation Cobra US and German July 25 – 31, 1944
Lorraine Campaign U.S. Third Army and German Army Group G September 1 - December 1, 1944
Operation Market Garden Allied and German September 17 – 25, 1944
Battle of Debrecen Axis and Soviet October 1944
Battle of the Bulge Allied and German December 16, 1944 – January 25, 1945
Operation Nordwind Allied and German January 1, 1945 – January 25, 1945
Battle of Berlin Operations in and around the city. German and Soviet April 16, 1945 - May 2, 1945
Battle in Berlin Fight within the city. German and Soviet April 23, 1945 - May 2, 1945
Mediterranean and Middle East Theatre
East African Campaign British (and Commonwealth) and Italian ground and naval forces June 1940 – November 1941
Iraq, Northern Syria and Iran British (and Commonwealth) forces (Iraqforce, Paiforce, Persia and Iraq Command) April 1941 – March 1943
Operation Brevity British (and Commonwealth), German and Italian ground forces May 15 – 16, 1941
Battle of Crete British (and Commonwealth), German and Italian ground and naval forces May 20 – June 1, 1941
Syria-Lebanon Campaign British, Commonwealth and Free French ground forces, Vichy French ground forces June 8 – July 14, 1941
Operation Battleaxe British (and Commonwealth), German and Italian ground forces June 15 – 17. 1941
Operation Crusader British (and Commonwealth), German and Italian ground forces November 18 – December 30, 1941
Battle of Alam el Halfa British (and Commonwealth), German and Italian ground forces August 30 – September 5, 1942
Second Battle of El Alamein British Eighth Army, PanzerArmee Afrika, Italian Army Africa October 24 – November 4, 1942
Sicily Campaign Allies and Axis July – August, 1943
Allied invasion of Italy Allied 15th Army Group and German Tenth Army 3–16 September 1943
Moro River Campaign Allied Eighth Army and German LXXVI Panzer Corps December 6 – 31, 1943
First Battle of Monte Cassino Allied 5th Army and German Tenth Army January 17 - February 11, 1944
Battle of Anzio Allied 5th Army and German Fourteenth Army January 22 – 5 June 1944
Second Battle of Monte Cassino New Zealand Corps and German XIV Panzer Corps February 13–18, 1944
Fourth battle of Monte Cassino and the battle for Rome (Operation Diadem) Allied 15th Army Group and German Army Group C May – June, 1944
Allied invasion of southern France (Operation Dragoon) Allied and German August 1944
Gothic Line Allied Armies in Italy and German Army Group C August 1944 – April 1945
Allied final offensive in Italy (Operation Grapeshot) Allied 15th Army Group and German Army Group C April - May 1945
Pacific Theater of Operations
Battle of Malaya Allied and Japanese December 7, 1941 – February 14, 1942
Attack on Pearl Harbor Japanese and U.S. Navies December 7, 1941
Malayan Campaign Japanese 25th Army December 8, 1941 - January 31, 1942
Battle of the Coral Sea Japanese and U.S. Navies May 1942
Battle of Midway Japanese and U.S. Navies June 4 – 6, 1942
Battle of the Aleutian Islands Imperial Japanese Navy Alaskan Strike Group June 6, 1942 – August 15, 1943
Battle of Guadalcanal Japanese and U.S. August, 1942 – February, 1943
Battle of Milne Bay Allied and Japanese August 25 – September 7, 1942
Battle of Goodenough Island Allied and Japanese October 24–27, 1942
Battle of the Bismarck Sea Allied and Japanese March 2–4, 1943
Battle of Arawe Allied and Japanese December, 1943 – February, 1944
Landing at Saidor Allied and Japanese January 2 – February 16, 1944
Admiralty Islands campaign Allied and Japanese February 29 – May 18, 1944
Battle of Saipan Japan and U.S. June 15 – July 9, 1944
Battle of Central Burma Japanese Burma Area Army and British Fourteenth Army 29 November 1944 - 28 March 1945
Borneo Campaign (1945) Allied and Japanese May 1 – August 15, 1945
Operation Downfall Allied and Japanese August 1945 (planned)
National forces
Order of Battle Date
Army of Belgium 1940
British Expeditionary Force 1940
British First Army April 20, 1943
British First Army May 4, 1943
the Chindits 1943–1944
British Malaya Command 1942
Army of Finland 1939
German Air Force April 9, 1940
German Ninth Army October 1941
Japanese forces in the South Pacific 1944–1945
Japanese forces in Southeast Asia 1941 to 1945
RAF Coastal Command order of battle during World War II September 1939 to June 1944
Polish Army 1939
Polish cavalry 1939
Polish Navy 1939
Soviet Air Force May 1, 1945
Turkish Army June 1941 (941-A Seferî Kuruluş)

Modern era[edit]

Battle or Campaign Order of Battle Date
First Indochina War
Battle of Dien Bien Phu French Operational Group North-West and Viet Minh March 13 to May 7, 1954
Korean War
Korean War United Nations, North Korea, and People's Republic of China and People's Republic of China June, 1950
Korean War US Eighth Army, US Seventh Fleet, and US Air Force June, 1950
Korean War Elements of the Australian army, navy, and air force 1950 to 1953
Battle of Pusan Perimeter UN and North Korean forces August and September 1950
Battle of Chosin Reservoir Chinese and United Nations forces Nov – Dec 1950
Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation
Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation Commonwealth forces 1963 - 1966
Vietnam War
Battle of Long Tan Australian and Viet Cong forces August 18, 1966
Algerian War
Algerian War French Army 1 November 1954 – 19 March 1962
Six-Day War
Six-Day War Israeli and Arab Forces June 5, 1967 - June 10, 1967
Bangladesh Liberation War
Operation Searchlight Pakistani Army March 26, 1971 – May 25, 1971
Operation Searchlight Pakistani Army March 26, 1971 – May 25, 1971
Iran-Iraq War
Iran–Iraq War Iranian and Iraqi armies 1980
Falklands War
Military of the United Kingdom British Land Forces Falkland Islands, Royal Air Force, and Royal Navy April 2 - June 14, 1982
Military of Argentina Argentine army, Argentine air force, and Argentine navy April 2 - June 14, 1982
Gulf War
Liberation of Kuwait campaign Coalition and Iraqi armies February 24–28, 1991
Gulf War Organization of United States Air Force Units in the Gulf War November 1990 to March 1991
War on Terrorism
Operation Enduring Freedom US and coalition forces October 7, 2001 to present
U.S. operations in Afghanistan NATO forces October 2001 onward
British operations in Afghanistan British land and air forces 2002 onward
War in Afghanistan NATO-led International Security Assistance Force 2001 to present
British operations in Iraq British land, naval, and air forces 2003 - 2009
Invasion of Iraq Coalition and Iraqi armies March 19, 2003 - May 1, 2003
2003– onwards US and Allies' operations in Iraq Multi-National Force – Iraq and U.S. Central Command May 2003 – December 2011
2008 South Ossetia war
2008 South Ossetia war Russian army, air force, and navy 7 August 2008 – 16 August 2008

Others[edit]

Order of Battle for nations Date
Argentine army regiments Current structure
Australian Army Current structure
Australian Air Force Current structure
British Army Current structure
British 6th Airborne Division Structure 1943 to 1948
Canadian Army Current structure
Chilean Army Current structure
Chinese navy Current structure
Egyptian Expeditionary Force March 1916 to September 1918
French Army Current structure
German air force, 1933-1945 Former structure
Tank Battalions of the German Army 1956 - 2008 Former units
Greek Air Force Current structure
Greek Army Current structure
Iranian Army Current structure
Italian army, current structure Current structure
Italian army, 1984 structure 1984 structure
NATO Northern Army Group, 1989 structure 1989 structure
New Zealand Army Current structure
Royal New Zealand Air Force Current structure
Norwegian Army Current structure
Pakistani Army Current structure
Pakistani forces in Tribal Areas current structure
Polish army, 1980s structure Former structure
Russian Federation armed forces Current structure
Russian Air Force Structure in 2008
Soviet army divisions, 1917 to 1945 Former structure
Soviet army divisions, 1989 to 1991 Former structure
Turkish army, 2008 structure Current structure
U.S. army Current structure
U.S. armed forces Current structure
U.S. Marine Corps Current structure
U.S. Navy Current structure
U.S. Department of Defense Current structure

See also[edit]