The Military's Strangest Campaigns & Characters: Extraordinary but True Tales from Military History

The Military's Strangest Campaigns & Characters: Extraordinary but True Tales from Military History

by Tom Quinn
     
 

Military conflicts have shaped the course of history, and this book takes a look at some of the most extraordinary battles and warriors of all time. Among the hundred or so tales, there’s “The Battle That Never Was” between two Celtic tribes that never were, and the incredibly ill-fated launch of the Russian warship Novgorod. Endlessly

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Military conflicts have shaped the course of history, and this book takes a look at some of the most extraordinary battles and warriors of all time. Among the hundred or so tales, there’s “The Battle That Never Was” between two Celtic tribes that never were, and the incredibly ill-fated launch of the Russian warship Novgorod. Endlessly entertaining, this album of mad miscellany is a must for military buffs.

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Endlessly entertaining, these albums of mad miscellany abound with true accounts of history’s strangest characters and events—from potty potentates to dotty inventions. A mind-boggling excursion through the byways of the bizarre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861059338
Publisher:
Anova Books
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
Strangest Series
Pages:
321
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.99(d)

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