The Mammoth Book of Modern Battles [NOOK Book]

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From the start of the 20th century to the most recent major offensives, here are fifty accounts of the battles that made the modern world, described in superb detail by historians and writers including John Keegan, Alan Clark, John Strawson, Charles Mey, John Pimlott, and John Laffin. All the major conflicts are covered, from two world wars, through Korea, Vietnam, Bosnia, Chechnya, to Iraq and Afghanistan. Among the battles featured are: the Somme, Passchendaele, Battle of Britain, Stalingrad, El Alamein, Monte ...
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The Mammoth Book of Modern Battles

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Overview

From the start of the 20th century to the most recent major offensives, here are fifty accounts of the battles that made the modern world, described in superb detail by historians and writers including John Keegan, Alan Clark, John Strawson, Charles Mey, John Pimlott, and John Laffin. All the major conflicts are covered, from two world wars, through Korea, Vietnam, Bosnia, Chechnya, to Iraq and Afghanistan. Among the battles featured are: the Somme, Passchendaele, Battle of Britain, Stalingrad, El Alamein, Monte Cassino, Omaha Beach, Iwa Jima, Dien Bien Phu, Ia Drang, Hamburger Hill, Desert Storm, Kabul, Baghdad, and Basra.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780332833
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication date: 8/4/2011
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 1,341,698
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Jon E. Lewis's books on history and military history are sold worldwide. He is a regular author and editor of Mammoth titles, including The Mammoth Book of the SAS and Special Forces and The Mammoth Book of True War Stories. He lives in Herefordshire, England.
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