Twenty Decisive Battles of the World
William S. Konecky Associates, Incorporated, 2004 - Battles - 384 pages
Sir Edward Creasy's classic study Fifteen Decisive Battles examined turning points in military history from Marathon to Waterloo. Colonel Joseph Mitchell has revised and updated the work to include the battles of Vicksburg, Sadowa, the Marne, Midway and Stalingrad. Carefully drawn maps in two colors illustrate the tactical stakes of each battle.
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The Battle of the Metaurus 207 b c
The Battle of Chalons a d 451
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