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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

User Review  - Eugene Slaven - Goodreads

One of my all time favorite military history books, and one that I use regularly as an encyclopedic guide to history's most interesting and significant battles. Each of the 100 chapters is broken down ... Read full review

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

User Review  - William Herbst - Goodreads

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

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

User Review  - Steven Peterson - Goodreads

Paul Davis undertakes an effort to identify the 100 most decisive battles in history. The three criteria that he uses to select key battles: "1. The outcome of the battle brought about a major ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Wayne - Goodreads

Maps of battles were almost worthless, but overall it was a good introduction to many historical battles and how they affected history. Read full review

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

User Review  - Timothy - Goodreads

Boring format, boring writing...just plain boring. Read full review

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

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

Some of the older battles were fascinating but the American battles were far less grand. Of course, this is all a matter of opinion, but it seemed like the book started off great and ended up boring at the end. Still, this is a great book and I recommend it highly. Read full review

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

User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

a re-read Read full review

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

User Review  - Rick Wong - Goodreads

Good synopsis of the battles that are described. Though I wouldn't rate some of them in the top 100. I would not have rated the 1st Gulf War in the top 100. I would have put Kursk before GW 1, but ... Read full review


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