Great Battles

Great Battles

by Parragon
     
 

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Decisive conflicts that have shaped history. Great Battles introduces 30 major battles from the Ancient era to the present day. Beginning with the battle of Marathon (490 BC), where a combined force of Greeks defeated a much larger Persian invasion force, the book covers key battles right up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq by U.S.-led coalition forces. Each battle…  See more details below

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Decisive conflicts that have shaped history. Great Battles introduces 30 major battles from the Ancient era to the present day. Beginning with the battle of Marathon (490 BC), where a combined force of Greeks defeated a much larger Persian invasion force, the book covers key battles right up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq by U.S.-led coalition forces. Each battle includes a concise account of the action, with a broader introductory context and an analysis of the aftermath. A specially commissioned color map illustrating the dispositions and movement of forces brings the subject to life and helps the reader easily grasp the decisive points of the battle. Great Battles is an essential companion for anyone interested in the history of warfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781474804578
Publisher:
Parragon, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2015
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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