Men at War: A Soldier's-Eye View of the Most Important Battles in History

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Epic battles-as seen through the eyes of the men who fought them.

From Gettysburg to D-Day, history's most momentous battles have been recounted to the world on a grand scale. This book, for the first time ever, looks at man's most epic battles from the point of view of the soldiers on the front lines; providing new insight into the great wars of history. Stories told by the ...

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Overview

Epic battles-as seen through the eyes of the men who fought them.

From Gettysburg to D-Day, history's most momentous battles have been recounted to the world on a grand scale. This book, for the first time ever, looks at man's most epic battles from the point of view of the soldiers on the front lines; providing new insight into the great wars of history. Stories told by the Roman Legionaire, the British Doughboy, and the American Doggie, delve into these battles and battlefronts:

Roman Legion
Third Crusade under Richard Lionheart
Waterloo, French under Napoleon
American Civil War: Gettysburg
WWI: Americans at Ardennes
WWII: Japanese Island Defense
WWII: D-Day, Americans at Normandy
Marines at Chosin.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780425230138
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/2009
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,418,061
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Fawcett is an editor and book packager.
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Table of Contents

A Roman Legionnaire at Alesia Douglas Niles Niles, Douglas 1

Knight of the Third Crusade Karen De Winter De Winter, Karen 39

A Soldier of the Emperor Napoleon Todd Fisher Fisher, Todd 77

With the Union at Gettysburg William R. Forstchen Forstchen, William R. 113

A Rifleman in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign Roland Green Green, Roland 151

Americans Landing at Normandy Beach William H. Keith Keith, William H. 195

A Marine at the Chosin Reservoir Douglas Niles Niles, Douglas 241

A Navy SEAL in Vietnam Kevin Dockery Dockery, Kevin 279

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