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Welcome to Clash of Steel

"a website devoted to Military History, including an on-line database of military engagements and images from wars throughout history."

What is Clash of Steel?

This is an on-going, collaborative military history project and is constantly expanding. Click here for more information

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HMS Ark RoyalFeatured image : HMS Ark Royal


One of Great Britain's last big carriers, the previous Ark Royal was laid down in May 1943, launched May 1950 but was not completed until 1956 to revised/modernised plans. Displacement 45,000 tons, Dimensions 804 feet x 135 feet x 33 feet, Speed 31 k...

Gallery updated : 11th Jun 2012


Featured battle : Dinwiddie Courthouse (29 March 1865)

Pickett prevented Sheridan from outflanking the Confederate position

Database updated : 10th Oct 2013

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