Great Battlefields of the World
Michael Joseph, 1984 - Battlefields - 200 pages
A stunning new look at 30 of the most significant battles in world history, this book includes fully illustrated and vividly told accounts of fascinating battles from ancient to modern times. 3-dimensional graphics reveal troop plans and detailed features including weapons innovations reveal how many battles were won and lost.
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