Battle of Lwów
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During its long and complicated history, the Ukrainian city of Lviv (Ukrainian: Львів, Polish: Lwów, Russian: Lvov, Latin: Leopolis, or German: Lemberg) was the site of several major battles and sieges. Among the most notable were:
- Battle of Lwów (1648) - Lwów besieged by Cossack forces under Bohdan Khmelnytsky
- Battle of Lwów (1655) - Lwów besieged by the forces of Bohdan Khmelnytsky and the Moscovite army
- Battle of Lwów (1672) - Lwów besieged by the armies of sultan Mehmed IV
- Battle of Lwów (1675) - Ottoman armies defeated by Hussars under hetman Stanisław Jan Jabłonowski
- Battle of Lwów (1694) - Ottoman armies defeated by Poles under John III Sobieski
- Battle of Lwów (1704) - Lwów captured and looted by Sweden during the Great Northern War
- Battle of Lwów (1809) - the city captured from the Austrians by the Polish cavalry
- Battle of Lemberg (1914) - Lemberg captured by Russia at the outbreak of World War I
- Battle of Lemberg (1915) - Lvov recaptured by Austria-Hungary
- Battle of Lwów (1918) - City fights between the local Polish inhabitants and the forces of West Ukrainian People's Republic
- Battle of Lwów (1920) - Fights of several weeks' duration at the outskirts of the city between the Polish Army and the Red Army during the Polish-Bolshevik War
- Battle of Lwów (1939) - Lwów besieged by Germany during the Polish Defensive War of 1939 at the outbreak of World War II; capitulated to the Soviet Union
- Lvov-Sandomierz Offensive - A 1944 offensive by the Soviet Union against Germany.
- Lwów Uprising (1944) - The city captured by the Polish Armia Krajowa and the Soviet Union during World War II
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