Fields of War: Fifty Key Battlefields in France and Belgium is designed to guide visitors through 600 years of conflict in northern Europe. It is a unique and practical travel guide dedicated to bringing visitors to the sites of important historical events. It presents fifty battlefields that are within a short driving distance of Paris or Calais. Part history, part travel guide, the book strives to bring the casual tourist directly to significance sites in military history and explain their importance. Each battlefield description contains a brief historical overview and a tour of the major surviving landmarks and, in many cases, artifacts of the actual engagements. The tour routes are designed to be interesting and easy to follow with complete driving instructions. Extensively illustrated with maps and historical and contemporary photographs, the book presents battlefield sites selected and organized to offer an enjoyable touring experience. It is an invaluable introduction to battles ranging from the medieval period to modern times.
|Edition description:||FRENCH BATTLEFIELDS|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|