Battles: A Concise Dictionary
Ian V. Hogg
Harcourt Brace, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 210 pages
Over 500 crucial battles from earliest times to contemporary guerrilla struggles are described in detail. Based on new research, each entry contains all relevant facts and figures. Not only are events and their participants provided, but the importance of the battle is also explained. Well organized and providing a rich mixture of chronologies, quotes, and biographies, Battles is both a supremely useful reference and an engrossing introduction to the details of military history. Historians, military buffs, writers, editors, and students will appreciate this handy, affordable resource.
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