What is the difference between battle and war?

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War is a term that applies to military conflict between two or more countries which transpire over months or years. Battle is a term that applies to a localized military conflict between two enemy armies or smaller military units that occur on 1 or more days.
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What is the difference between war and conflict?

A war is a conflict but a conflict is not necessarily a war. A war is an effort to exterminate an opposing side. WAR- Noun 1. a conflict carried on by force of arms, as between nations or between parties within a nation; warfare, as by land, sea, or air. 2. a state or period of armed hostilit (MORE)

What is the difference between a war and a battle?

War is armed conflict against an enemy; a battle is hostile conflict in the course of war. There's no defined time limit for war. AND War is a term that applies to military conflict between two or more countries which transpire over months or years. Battle is a term that applies to a localized (MORE)

Was World War 2 a battle between nazism and communism?

That was a key feature of World War 2 from 1941 to 1945, but there were other aspects. For example, Hitler's allies were not very useful to him. He had hoped that Japan would attack the Soviet Union in the Far East, but it wanted to go for the jackpot.

What were the different battle divisions in the World War 1?

\nAmerican Infantry Divisions of WW1\n. \nThe typical American Infantry Division was organized into what was referred to as a "square division". In 1939/1940, the US Army reduced the size of the division into what was referred to as a "triangle division".\n. \nThe Division was "square" in that it (MORE)

What is the difference between a massacre and a battle?

A massacre would be a slaughter of a mass amount of people indisciminately, which means usually at random not for any particular reason. Where as a battle would be more noble and usually between two opposing apponets rather than a chaotic killing spree.

Difference between battle and war?

The difference between a war and a battle is similar to the difference between a book and a chapter. War usually refers to a series of battles. I AGREE BUT War is a term that applies to military conflict between two or more countries which t (MORE)

What is the difference between war and terrorism?

War is the fighting of nations in an armed conflict, usually over territory or resources. War can also be the liberation of a nation under the control of a dictator by multiple other nations. Terrorism is the use of scare tactics to get a point a cross. While war usually has rules of conflict, such (MORE)

Why do civil war battles have two different names?

Many Civil War battles have two names because the Confederates would name the battlefield and hence the batte after the nearest town or landmark whilst the Union would name after the nearest stream or body of water. Therefore the South would use the word Manassas (a small town in Northern Virginia) (MORE)

What is the difference between a cold war and a war?

Cold wars are based on spy tactics, indirect conflicts (both sides don't actually fight each other, just the allies) and compitition (Space race). War war is a direct military conflict between the two countries.

What difference between a Civil War and a revolution war war?

There are very alike for instance the confederates during the civil war were called rebels, but the main difference is a civil is when the country is split apart, like when a part of the main country breaks away. A revolution is when a coloney or a territory, not part of the main country, wants to g (MORE)

What was the difference between battle tactis of World War I and World War 2?

world war 1 was very slow and defensive with troops advancing and digging in constantly. the army had not fully grasped how to use artillery effectively and tanks were only just being introduced. world war 2 was fast moving and more open with the Germans utilizing armour tactics by developing "BLITZ (MORE)

What is the difference between a war and a tournament?

Tournaments were the sporting practice of martial skill, and in later medieval periods, heavily regulated in terms of equipment used and material. Early tournaments were much less regulated, spreading over a large area of land, often with bands of knights working together in teams to ambush and c (MORE)

What are the differences between the Battle of the Bulge and the Battle of Stalingrad?

During the battle of the Bulge the German were is serious need of fuel during the attack, and hoped to obtain fuel from American fuel depots overrun by the Germans, without excess. Also, bad winter weather prevented allied air strikes, but when the weather did clear the German positions were bombed. (MORE)

The war in Vietnam in the 1960s was a battle between?

North Vietnam and South Vietnam. South Vietnam was a democratic republic and North Vietnam had a socialist government headed by a communist regime. North Vietnam was trying to defeat the democracy of South Vietnam and unify the country.

What is the difference between a battle and a siege?

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What is the difference between a siege and a battle?

In the past, a battle was the actual fighting, whereas a siege was an attempt by an attacking force to destroy a large fortification like a castle. Sieges were generally a very protracted event that could take years.

How was the boston massacre different from the battles of the revolutionary war?

In the Revolutionary War battles both sides were armed andtrying to take or hold positions. In the so-called Boston Massacre,on the British troops were armed. The crowd threatened them was notarmed with more than snowballs, but the troops felt threatened andwere backed into a corner. . Hundreds die (MORE)

What were the differences between Harolds and Williams warriors at the battle of hastings?

Harold's warriors were mainly a heavy infantry army. They have no cavalry and a very little number of bowmen. They were very strong combatants and Harold's Houscarles were probably the best infantry of that time in Europe. William's army was better structured. There were infantry, light and heavy (MORE)

What is difference between jahad and war?

"Jihad" is understood to mean "holy war", usually a war against people considered "non-believers". Apart from that, there isn't much difference - it is still a war.

Why do most civil war battles have two different names?

The Northern (Union/Federal) forces usually named their battles after nearby bodies of water, the Southern (Confederate/Rebel) forces named theirs after towns or plantations. Examples are Bull Run/Manassas, Antietam/Sharpsburg, and Cedar Creek/Belle Grove.

What the difference between bullying and war?

Bullying generally happens between individuals, and war between countries, and involving hundreds of people. In war, both countries fight each other, whereas in bullying, there is a bully and a victim.

What was the different between the battle tactics between the redcoats and the patriots?

In the American Revolutionary War, the Americans quickly learned they could not win a fair war against the British, so they began using guerrilla tactics like shooting the marching British troops from hidden spots, then running away, or ambushing the British as they marched through towns or down roa (MORE)

What the different between the battle of Lexington and the battle of concord?

The Battle of Lexington occurred first, where 700 British Redcoatswere met with an unorganized militia of roughly 70 colonists. Thefirst shot of the US Revolutionary War was fired here, but it isunclear by whom. After the British victory, they marched toConcord, where they were met with a larger, mo (MORE)

Nine different battles of the civil war?

The ten biggest battles of the US Civil war were The Battles ofBull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg,Vicksburg, Chattenooga, Cold Harbor, Petersburg. (There were twomajor battles at Bull Run.)