Military Figures A-Z

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Can you name the Military Figures A-Z?

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4th Century B.C. Greek King of Macedon whose empire stretched from the Aegean Sea to the Indus River
Corsican who crowned himself French Emperor in 1804
'The Father of Europe'; united most of present day Western Europe under one kingdom in the 8th century
General who led the Free French Forces during WWII
Commanded Operations Torch and Overlord; first Supreme Commander of NATO
Generalissimo of the Allied Armies and Marshal of France during WWI
Apache war chief who fought the Mexican and American armies from 1858 - 1886
Carthaginian general whose massive army crossed the Alps and invaded Northern Italy in 218 B.C.
Crowned Tsar of all the Russians in 1547; expanded Russian Empire into Siberia and Central Asia
Confederate general who commanded the Army of Northern Virginia; accidentally shot by his own troops in 1863
Communist guerrilla fighter during Japanese occupation of Korea; later 'Eternal President' of North Korea
Defeated Union forces at the Battle of Chancellorsville; later surrendered Confederate forces to U.S. Grant at Appomattox in 1865
Led Allied forces at the Second Battle of El Alamein; later commanded ground forces during Operation Overlord
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English Admiral who defeated the Combined French & Spanish fleets at the Battle of Trafalgar
Defeated the Magyars in 955; later conquered Italy and founded the Holy Roman Empire
Known as 'Old Blood & Guts'; Commanded Third U.S.Army in Europe during WWII
Norwegian staff officer; executed for treason in 1945 for leading the Nazi collaborationist government
'The Desert Fox'; Commanded Afrikakorps and later led the defense of Europe from the Allied invasion
Kurdish general who defeated European crusaders in the 12th Century; founded the Ayyubid dynasty
Yugoslav partisan during WWII; later President of Yugoslavia and chief proponent of the Non-Aligned Movement
7th Century Caliph that expanded the Islamic empire to include Egypt, Anatolia, the Levant, and Persia
Mexican Revolutionary leader pursued by an American Army expedition in 1916; assassinated in 1923
Led a revolt fighting for Scottish independence; drawn & quartered in 1305
Persian king of the Achaemenid Empire; defeated the Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C.
Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese Combined Fleet during WWII; commanded IJN forces attacking Pearl Harbor
Soviet General Chief of Staff; captured Berlin in 1945

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