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Siege of Acre

Battle Name : Siege of Acre

Date(s) : 10 August 1189 - 11 July 1191

Part of : Third Crusade ,

Outcome : A victory for Crusaders over Saladin's Saracens

Type of battle : Land


A stalemate situation arose with Muslim troops defending the city with the investing Crusaders surrounding them and with Saladin's much larger force in turn surrounding them. The impasse was broken by the arrival of the kings of France and England who injected new spirit into the Crusaders. The city fell to the Crusaders.