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Battle Name : Ascalon

Date(s) : 12 August 1099

Part of : First Crusade ,

Outcome : A victory for Crusaders over Moslems

Type of battle : Land


After the fall of Jerusalem the Egyptians sent a force to attack the Crusaders. In spite of their internal arguements the Crusaders united to face the Egyptians. A single impetuous charge broke the Egyptians in what was the final major battle of the First Crusade.