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C-38, Douglas
C5M, Mitsubishi
Cabezon, battle of, 12 June 1808
Cabriels, action at the River, 21 June 1808
Cabrillas Defile, action at the, 24 June 1808
Cacabellos defile, action at the, 3 January 1809
Cadiz, French siege of, 1810-24 August 1812
Cadogan, William, first earl of (1675-1726)
Cadwallon, king of Gwynedd, d.632
Caesar, HMS
Calais, siege of, 4 September 1346-4 August 1347
Calais, siege of, 23-26 May 1940
Calatafimi, battle of, 15 May 1860
Calatayud, siege of, 26 September-4 October 1811
Caldwell Class Destroyers
Caldwell, USS (DD-69)
Caledon class light cruisers
Calendar, French Republican
Caldiero, battle of, 12 November 1796
California, USS (BB 33)
Calliano, battle of, 5 September 1796
Callias, Peace of, 448 BC
Calliope class light cruisers
Calliope, HMS
Cambrai, battle of, 20 November- 7 December 1917
Cambrai, War of the League of, 1508-1510
Cambrai-St. Quentin, battle of, 27 September-9 October 1918
Cambrian class light cruisers
Cambyses I, king of Persis, r.c.600-559 BC
Cambyses II, son of Cyrus the Great (r.529-522 BC)
Camden, battle of, 16 August 1780
Camel, Sopwith
Campania, HMS
Campbell's Station, battle of, 16 November 1863
Campo Mayor, combat of, 25 March 1811
Campo Mayor, siege of, 14-21 March 1811
Canada, HMS
Canberra, USS (CA-70) (originally Pittsburgh)
Cannon, General John K., 1895-1955
Canopus class battleships
Canopus, HMS
Canstadt, combat of, 21 July 1796
Cantigny, battle of, 28 May 1918
Cape Ecnomus, battle of, 256 BC
Cape Engano, battle of, 25 October 1944
Cape Esperance, 11-12 October 1942
Cape Gloucester, battle of, 26 December 1943-April 1944
Cape Hermaeum, battle of, 255 BC
Cape Saint George, battle of, 25 November 1943
Caporetto, battle of, 24 October-12 November 1917 (Italy)
Capua, battle and siege of, 343- BC
Capua, siege, July 1501
Capua, siege of, October -2 November 1860
Caracola
Carbine, Napoleonic
Cardadeu, battle of 16 December 1808
Carentan, battle of, 8-13 June 1944
Carlos the Jackal (Ilich Ramirez Sanchez) 1949-
Carnatic War, First, 1744-48
Carnatic War, Second, 1749-54
Carnifex Ferry, battle of, 10 September 1861
Carnot, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite, 1753-1823
Caroline class light cruisers
Caroline, HMS
Carondelet, U.S.S.
Carpio, combat of, 25 September 1811
Carro Armato Celere Sahariano
Carro Veloce 29 Tankette (CV.29)
Carteaux, General Jean-François, 1751-1813
Carteia, battle of, 46 BC
Carthaginian Invasion of Greek Sicily, 481-480
Cartwheel, Operation. the Reduction of Rabaul (30 June 1943- January 1944)
Carysfort, HMS
Carystus, siege of, 490 BC
Casa de Salinas, combat of, 27 July 1809
Casal Novo, combat of, 14 March 1811
Cascade, Operation (1942)
Casque (Helmet)
Cassander (358-297 BC)
Cassandra, HMS
Cassano, battle of, 27 April 1799
Cassin Class Destroyers
Cassin, USS (DD-43)
Cassina-Grossa or Alessandria , battle of, 20 June 1799
Castagnaro, battle of, 11 March 1387 (Italy)
Casteggio-Montebello, battle of, 9 June 1800
Castelfidardo, battle of, 18 September 1860
Castaños, General Francisco Xavier, Duke of Baylen, 1756-1852
Castelnau, Édouard de, 1851-1944, French General
Castiglione, battle of, 5 August 1796
Castillejos, combat of, 25 January 1809
Castillon, battle of, 1453
Catalina, Consolidated PBY
Cathedral Square, Reggio, battle of, 21 August 1860
Cativolcus, king of the Eburones, d.53 B.C.
Caudine Forks, battle of, 321 BC
Caulaincourt, General Armand-Augustin-Louis, marquis de, duc de Vincence, 1773-1827
Caulaincourt, General Auguste-Jean-Gabriel, comte de, 1777-1812
Cavalier, Cruiser Tank Mk VII (A24)
Centaur class light cruisers
Cephisus River, battle of, c.352 BC
Cestrosphendone
Cavalry
Cecora, battle of, 18 September- 6 October 1620
Cedar Creek, battle of, 19 October 1864
Cedar Mountain, battle of 8, August 1862
Cell System, Terrorist
Cenabum, siege of, early 52 B.C.
Central Command, United States: CENTCOM - Shorter article
Central Command, United States: CENTCOM - Longer article
Centurion Main Battle Tank (UK)
Century (Roman)
Ceret, combat of the Bridge of, 26 November 1793
Cerignola, battle of, 26 April 1503
Ceva, battle of, 16-17 April 1796
Chabrias, d.356
Chaeronea, battle of, August 338 BC
Chaeronea, battle of, 86 B.C.
Chaffee, M24 Light Tank
Chaghansarai, siege of, 1518
Chakram
Chalcedon, battle of, 73 B.C.
Chalcedon, siege of, 408 BC
Chalcis, battle of, 429
Challenger class second class cruisers
Challenger, HMS
Challenger, Cruiser Tank (A30)
Challenger Main Battle Tank (UK)
Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank (UK)
Chambarlhac de Laubespin, General Jacques-Antoine, baron de, 1754-1826
Champagne, Second Battle of, 25 September-6 November 1915
Champagne-Marne Offensive, 15-18 July 1918
Champaubert, battle of, 10 February 1814
Champigny-sur-Veude, truce of, 21 November 1575
Championnet, Etienne, 1761-1800
Champlin, USS (DD-104)
Champion, HMS
Champion’s Hill, battle of, 16 May 1863
Chancellorsville, battle of, 2-5 May 1863
Chance Vought F4U Corsair
Chance-Vought XTBU-1 Sea Wolf
Chanderi, siege of, 22-29 January, 1528
Chandragupta Maurya, fl.c.325-290 BC
Chandwar, 1193 or 1194
Chantilly, battle of, 1 September 1862
Chao Yung protected cruiser
Char 2C/ Char de Rupture 2C
Char B1-B1 bis. Tank (1929-1942)
Char D1 Infantry Tank
Char D2 Infantry Tank
Char Léger FCM 36 Infantry Tank
Char Léger Hotchkiss H35
Char Léger Hotchkiss H39
Char Léger MLE.1935 R/ Renault R35 Light Infantry Tank
Chares, fl.367-333 BC
Charge of the Light Brigade (25 October 1854)
Charleroi, sieges of, 30 May-25 June 1794
Charles I, 1600-1649, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1625-1649)
Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1742-45) (Charles Albert, Prince of Bavaria)
Charles VIII of France (1470-98)
Charles Albert, Prince of Bavaria, Emperor Charles VII (1742-1745)
Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender (1720-1788)
Charles of Lorraine (d.1780)
Charleston, siege of, 1 April-12 May 1780
Chartres, siege of, 24 February-March 1568
Chaser, HMS
Chasseloup-Laubat, General François, marquis de, 1754-1833
Chateauguay River, battle of, 26 October 1813
Chateau-Thierry, battle of, 12 February 1814
Château Thierry, battle of, 1-4 June 1918
Chatham class light cruisers
Chatham, HMS
Châtillon, combat of, 18 May 1800
Chattanooga and Chickamauga Campaign, 1863 (American Civil War)
Chauncey, USS (DD-3)
Chaves, combat of, 10-11 March 1809
Chaves, siege of, 20-25 March 1809
Cheat Mountain, 10-15 September 1861
Chenggao, battle of, 204 BC
Chenggao, siege of, 204 BC
Chenillette Lorraine Type 37L or Lorraine Tractor
Ch'ents'ang, battle of, 206 BC
Chen Yuan armoured turret ship 
Cherasco, Armistice of, 28 April 1796
Cherbourg, battle of, 22-29 June 1944
Chernyakhovskii, Ivan
Cherryblossom, Operation, the invasion of Bougainville (1 November 1943-March 1944)
Chester, battle of, 613-616
Chester, HMS
Chester, USS (CA-27)
Chicago, USS (CA-29)
Chicago, USS (CA-136)
Chichagov, Admiral Pavel, 1767-1849
Chickamauga, battle of, 19-20 September 1863
Chickasaw Bluffs, battle of, 29 December 1862
Chieftain Main Battle Tank (UK)
Chihaya, siege of, March-22 June 1333
Ching Ch'ing composite cruiser
Chingleput, siege of, 13 October 1752
Chios, battle of, 357 or 356 BC
Chios, battle of, of 201 B.C.
Chippawa, battle of, 5 July 1814
Chitose class aircraft carriers
Chlopicki, General Jozef Gregorz, 1771-1854
Chmielnik, battle of, March 1241 (Poland)
Chocim, battle of, September to 9 October 1621 (NS)
Choiseul Raid, 27 October-4 November 1943 (Operation Blissful)
Chokoji Castle, siege of, 1570
Chotusitz, battle of, 17 May 1742
Chremonidean War, c.266-262 B.C., (Greece)
Christian III of Denmark, 1503-1559
Christian of Brunswick, administrator of Halberstadt (1598-1626)
Christie Medium Tank M1919
Christie Medium Tank M1921
Christie M1928
Christie M1931/ Medium Tank T3/ Combat Car T1
Chronicle, Operation, Woodlark and Kiriwina Islands (30 June 1943)
Chu-Han Contention, 206-202 BC
Churchill, Sir Winston (1874-1965)
Churchill Infantry Tank Mk IV (A22)
Churchill I
Churchill II
Churchill III
Churchill IV
Churchill IV NA75
Churchill V
Churchill VI
Churchill VII
Churchill VIII
Churchill IX
Churchill Mk X
Churchill Mk XI
Churchill Ark (Assault Ramp Carrier)
Churchill AVRE (Assault Vehicle, Royal Engineers)
Churchill AVRE with 'Goat' Explosive Device
Churchill Crocodile
Churchill 'Jumbo' Bridging Tank
Churchill Octopus
Churchill Oke
Churchill with 'Carrot' Explosive Device
Churchill with 'Onion' Explosive Device
Cicero's Camp, siege of, late 54 B.C.
Cimon, c.510-451 BC
Cincinnati, USS (CL-6)
Cinquedea
Circular Error Probability
Cithaeron, battle of, 376 BC
Ciudad Real, battle of, 26 March 1809
Ciudad Rodrigo, siege of, 5 June-10 July 1810
Ciudad Rodrigo, siege of, 8-19 January 1812
Civilian
Clausewitz, General Karl Philipp Gottlieb von, 1780-1831
Cleanslate, Operation, the occupation of the Russell Islands, 21 February 1943
Clearchus (d.400 BC)
Cleitus, d.318, Macedonian Admiral
Clement VII, Pope, 1478-1534 (pope 1523-34)
Cleopatra, HMS
Clerfayt, Franz Sebastian de Croix, Graf von, 1733-98
Cleveland Class Light Cruisers
Cleveland, USS (CL-55)
Clive, Robert, baron, 'Clive of India', 1725-1774
Clontarf, battle of, 1014
Clouds, battle of the, 16 September 1777
Clovis I, king of the Franks, r.481-511
Clowes, Cyril A., 1892-1968
Cnidus, battle of, 412/11 BC
Cnidus, battle of, 394 BC
Coa, combat of the, 24 July 1810
Coat, Operation, 15-20 November 1940
COBRA
Cobra, ACEC, APC (Belgium)
Cognac, War of the Leage of/ Second Hapsburg-Valois War (1526-30)
Colbert, General Edouard de, comte de Colbert-Chabanais, 1774-1853
Colby Moor, battle of, 1 August 1645
Col de Tende, combat of, 6 or 7 May 1800
Cold Harbor, battle of, 31 May-3 June 1864
Colditz, combat of, 5 May 1813
Colenso, battle of 15 December 1899
Colhoun, USS (DD-85/ APD-2)
Coligny, Gaspard II de (1519-1572)
Collar, Operation, 24-30 November 1940
Colli-Marchini, Michael Freiherr von, 1738-1808
Colt weapon company
Collins, J. Lawton, 1896-1987 (Lighting Joe)
Collioure, combat of, 21 December 1793
Collioure, Saint-Elme and Port-Ventres, siege of, 6-29 May 1794
Collingwood, Cuthbert, first baron Collingwood (1750-1810)
Colonna, Prospero, 1452-1523
Colorado Class battleships
Colorado, USS (BB 45)
Colossus class battleships
Columbia, USS (CL-56)
Columbus, USS (CA-74)
Combat Car M1 and M2 (USA)/ Light Tank M1
Combat Car T1/ Christie M1931/ Medium Tank T3
Comet, Cruiser Tank A34
Comint
Comius, defeat of, late 51 B.C.
Commius of the Atrebates, fl.57-50 BC
Compans, General Jean-Dominique, Comte, 1769-1845
Compass, Operation, part 1 (Desert War, December 1940-January 1941)
Compass, Operation, part 2 (Desert War, December 1940-January 1941)
Compass, Operation, part 3 (Desert War, December 1940-January 1941)
Compiegne, treaty of, 10 June 1624
Comus, HMS
Concord & Lexington, 19 April 1775
Concord, USS (CL-10)
Condé or St. Amand, battle of, 8 May 1793
Condé, siege of, April-10 July 1793
Congreve Rockets
Conjeveram, battle of, 16-18 December 1751
Conner, USS (DD-72)/ HMS Leeds
Conon, c.450-389 BC
Conquest, HMS
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Consolidated P2Y
Consolidated PBY Catalina
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
Consolidated TBY-2 Sea Wolf
Constantine, Grand Duke, 1779-1831
Constantino, skirmish 5 January 1809
Constantinople, siege and fall of, 2 April-29 May 1453
Constitution vs Guerrière
Constitution vs Java
Continental System
Contraband
Convair F-106 Delta Dart
Convention Army
Convoy HX237, attack on, 7-14 May 1943
Convoy HX239, attack on, 22-25 May 1943
Convoy ONS5, attack on, 28 April-6 May 1943
Convoy SC129, attack on, 12-14 May 1943
Convoy SC130, attack on, 18-25 May 1943
Conway, battle near, 22 January 1295
Conyngham, USS (DD-58)
Copenhagen, battle of, 2 April 1801: Main Article
Copenhagen, battle of: The British Ships
Copenhagen, battle of: The Danish Ships
Copenhagen, battle of: Nelson's first letter to the Crown Prince
Copenhagen, battle of: Nelson's second letter to the Crown Prince
Copenhagen, peace of, 6 June 1660
Coral Sea, battle of the, 3-8 May 1942
Corbineau, General Jean-Baptiste-Juvenal, comte, 1776-1846
Corcyra, battle of, 373-2 BC
Cordelia, HMS
Cordova, sack of, 7 June 1808
Cork and Orrery, William Boyle, 12th Earl of, 1873-1967
Corinth, battle of, 3-4 October 1862
Corinth-Corcyra War, 435-431 BC
Corinthian War (395-386 BC)
Cornwallis, HMS
Coronea, battle of, 394 BC
Coroneia, battle of, c.352 BC
Coronel, battle of, 1 November 1914
Corrick’s Ford, battle of, 13 July 1861
Corsair, Chance Vought F4U
Corunna, battle of, 16 January 1809
Corvus
Corycus, battle of, 191 B.C.
Coote, Sir Eyrie (1726-1783)
Cos, battle of, 258 BC
Cossacks (First World War)
Cossacks, Napoleonic
Cotentin Peninsula, battle of the, 6 June-1 July 1944
Counter Rotary Engine
'County' Class Destroyer
Courtrai, 11 July 1302, battle of (Belgium)
Courtrai, battle of, 11 May 1794
Covelung, siege of, 16 September 1752
Covenanter, Cruiser Tank Mk V, A13 Mk III
Covert Operations
Covert Operations, Cold War and beyond
Cowpens, battle of, 17 January 1781
Cradock, Sir Christopher “Kit”, 1862-1914
Crampton’s Gap, 14 September 1862
Crannon, battle of, August 322 B.C.
Craonne, battle of, 7 March 1814
Crastus, battle, c.465 BC
Crater, battle of the, 30 June-3 April 1864
Crauford, Robert (1764-1812)
Crecy, battle of, 1346
Craven (DD-70), USS/ HMS Lewes
Creek War, 1813-14, (U.S.A.)
Crefeld, battle of, 23 June 1758 (Germany)
Cressy Class first class armoured cruisers
Crete, German invasion of, Operation Mercury: 20 May-1 June 1941
Creterus (c.370-321 BC)
Crimean War, 1853-1856
Crocus Field (or Pagasae), battle of, 353 BC
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658, Lord Protector
Cross Keys, Battle of 8 June 1862
Cruewell, Ludwig, 1892-1958
Cruiser Classes, British, First World War
Cruiser Classes, German, First World War
Cruiser Tank A14
Cruiser Tank A16
Cruiser Tank A23
Cruiser Tank A26
Cruiser Tank A28
Cruiser Tank A29
Cruiser Tank A31
Cruiser Tank A32
Cruiser Tank A35
Cruiser Tank Challenger (A30)
Cruiser Tank Comet (A34)
Cruiser Tank, Grizzly Mk I (Canada)
Cruiser Tank Mk I (A9)
Cruiser Tank Mk II (A10)
Cruiser Tank Mk III (A13)
Cruiser Tank Mk IV (A13 Mk II)
Cruiser Tank Mk V, Covenanter (A13 Mk III)
Cruiser Tank Mk VI, Crusader (A15)
Cruiser Tank Mk VII, Cavalier (A24)
Cruiser Tank, Ram Mk I (Canada)
Cruiser Tank, Ram Mk II (Canada)
Cruiser Tank, Sentinel AC I
Cruiser Tank, Sentinel AC II
Cruiser Tank, Sentinel AC III (Australia)
Cruiser Tank, Sentinel AC IV (Australia)
Cruiser Tank Sherman VC (Firefly)
Crusade, First, 1096-1099
Crusade, Second, 1147-1149
Crusade, Third, 1189-1192
Crusade, Fourth, 1202-1204
Crusade, Fifth, 1218-1221
Crusade, Sixth, 1228-1229
Crusade, Seventh, 1248-1254
Crusade, Eighth, 1270
Crusader, Cruiser Tank Mk VI (A15)
Crusader, Operation (18 November-20 December 1941)
Crysler’s Farm, battle of, 11 November 1813
C.S.S. Alabama
Cuddalore, battle of, 27-28 June 1747
Cuesta, Don Gregorio de la, 1740-1812
Culloden, battle of, 16 April 1746 (Scotland)
Cumae, naval battle, 474 BC
Cumberland, William Augustus, duke of (1721-1765)
Cummings, USS (DD-44)
Cuneo, siege of, 18 November-4 December 1799
Cunningham, Admiral Sir Andrew, 1883 - 1963
Cunningham, Admiral Sir John, 1885-1962
Cuirassier, Napoleonic
Curicta, siege of, 49 BC
Curtiss A-3
Curtiss A-8 Shrike
Curtiss A-12 Shrike
Curtiss A-18 Shrike
Curtiss A-25 Shrike
Curtiss AT-4
Curtiss AT-5
Curtiss B-2 Condor
Curtiss BFC
Curtiss BF2C
Curtiss F4C
Curtiss F6C Hawk
Curtiss F7C Seahawk
Curtiss F8C Helldiver
Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk
Curtiss F11C Goshawk
Curtiss F12C/ XS4C/ XSBC (Model 73)
Curtiss Hawk I
Curtiss Hawk II
Curtiss Hawk III
Curtiss Hawk IV
Curtiss NBS-4
Curtiss O-1 Falcon
Curtiss O-11 Falcon
Curtiss O-13 Falcon
Curtiss O-26
Curtiss O-39
Curtiss O-40 Raven
Curtiss OC
Curtiss O2C
Curtiss SBC Helldiver
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
Curtiss P-1 Hawk
Curtiss P-2 Hawk
Curtiss P-3 Hawk
Curtiss P-5 Superhawk
Curtiss P-6 Hawk
Curtiss P-23
Curtiss P-36 (Hawk 75)
Curtiss P-40/ Hawk 81/ Hawk 87/ Tomahawk/ Kittyhawk/ Warhawk
Curtiss PW-8
Curtiss YA-10
Curtiss YP-20
Curtiss XA-4
Curtiss XA-14 Shrike
Curtiss XA-43
Curtiss XBT-4
Curtiss XF13C
Curtiss XF14C
Curtiss XF15C
Curtiss XO-12 Falcon
Curtiss XO-16
Curtiss XO-18
Curtiss XP-10
Curtiss XP-11
Curtiss XP-14
Curtiss XP-17
Curtiss XP-18
Curtiss XP-19
Curtiss XP-21 Hawk
Curtiss XP-22
Curtiss XP-31 Swift
Curtiss XP-42
Curtiss XP-60
Curtiss XS3C/ XF10C-1
Curtiss-Martin NBS-1
Cushing, USS (DD-55)
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Custine, Adam-Philippe, comte de, 1740-1793
Cycle, Operation, the evacuation from Havre, 10-13 June 1940
Cynoscephalea, battle of, 197 B.C.
Cynossema, battle of, 411
Cyprus, Antigonid Conquest of , 306 BC
Cyrus I, king of Persis, fl mid 7th C. BC
Cyrus II the Great (c.575-530 BC)
Cyzicus, battle, 410
Cyzicus, siege of, 73 B.C.
Czarnowo, combat of, 23 December 1806