Dictionary of Battles and Sieges: P-Z
Contains entries that provide information on battles that have taken place on fields of war from ancient times to the early twenty-first century, each including the name and date of the battle, the name of the war, the context in which it was fought, the opposing commanders, and outcome of the fighting; arranged alphabetically from P to Z.
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