Turning the Tide of War: 50 Battles that Changed the Course of Modern History

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Hamlyn, 2005 - Battles - 200 pages
Includes material on the battles of Valmy, Assaye, Trafalgar, Austerlitz, Waterloo, Mexico City, Gettysburg, Sedan, Isandlwana, Geok Tepe, San Juan Hill, Omdurman, Tsushima, first Marne, Gallipoli, the Brusilov offensive, Somme, Ypres, Cambrai, Germany's "Black Day," Nanking, France, Britain, Crete, Barbarossa, Pearl Harbor, Singapore, Midway, Stalingrad, El Alamein, Atlantic, Kursk, Tarawa, Cassino, Kohima, D-Day, St Lo, Leyte Gulf, Ardennes, Okinawa, Berlin, Inchon, Dien Bien Phu, Six Day War, Tet offensive, Port Stanley, Kabul, Desert Storm, Mogadishu, and Krajina.

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not a bad source for the 'beginner' in war battles. while the facts seem historically correct, the battle maps seem to have been thrown together haphazardly, and there was one incorrect caption for a ... Read full review

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Tim Newark is editor of Military Illustrated, the leading English-language military history magazine.

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