100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present

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ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 462 pages
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What if the Saxons had triumphed over the Normans at 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 certainly be a very different place today.

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Review: 100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present

User Review  - Brett - Goodreads

I first read this book when I was a budding history buff in high school, much younger and much less knowledgeable about history. It introduced me to many battles I had never heard of, but I think its ... Read full review

Review: 100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present

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I liked the idea of this book more than the execution. The maps gave me little understanding of the tactical situation and the commentary for each battle was too superficial. Perhaps he should have covered 50 battles well. Read full review

Contents

Megiddo 1479 B C
1
Syracuse 415413 B C
18
Gaugamela Arbela 331 B C
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About the author (1999)

Paul K. Davis is Lecturer at the University of Texas and at St. Mary's University in San Antonio.

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