Twenty Decisive Battles of the World

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William S. Konecky Associates, Incorporated, 2004 - Battles - 384 pages
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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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Contents

Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse 415413 b c
29
The Battle of the Metaurus 207 b c
57
The Battle of Chalons a d 451
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Joseph Mitchell came to New York City in 1929 from a small town in North Carolina. He was twenty-one years old. He worked as a reporter & feature writer--for "The World", "The Herald Tribune", & "The World Telegram"--for eight years, & then went to "The New Yorker", where he remained until his death in 1996.

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