battle of Navarino

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Synonyms for battle of Navarino

a decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827)

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This is why many historians consider October 20, 1827 -- the day of the battle of Navarino -- more important than March 25, 1821, the day the Greek revolution against Ottoman rule began.
The firm is named after the 1827 Battle of Navarino at which family ancestor Sir Edward Codrington commanded the British fleet to defeat the Ottoman and Egyptian navies during the Greek war of independence.
Bass writes, "The battle of Navarino spelled Greek independence.
The action takes time to arrive, but when it does the description of the Battle of Navarino Bay is brilliantly depicted in all its gore and heroism.
Thus France, since the battle of Navarino, in which these allies together destroyed the Turkish Egyptian fleet, far from being England's traditional enemy, is its traditional ally.