100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present

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ABC-CLIO, 1999 - 462 sider

Key battles have shaped history since time immemorial. This handy reference work spotlights 100 of the world's most important military confrontations, from 1469 B.C.-A.D. 1991.

What if the Saxons had triumphed over the Normans in the Battle of Hastings? If Washington had lost the Battle of Trenton? If Lee had won at Gettysburg? If the Germans had held the Allies at bay in Normandy? The world would be a much different place today.

* Describes the historical context and goals of each conflict, with detailed statistics and information on every aspect of each battle

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This is a set of 3-4 page profiles of one hundred battles listed chronologically. Starting circa 1500 BC with the battle Megiddo and ending at Desert Storm, the book covers a wide range of conflicts ... Les hele vurderingen

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Syracuse 415413 B C
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Gaugamela Arbela 331 B C
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Metaurus River 207 B C
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Paul K. Davis, PhD, is a history instructor at the University of Texas, San Antonio, TX and at St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX.

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