Great battles of history.

by Charles King

Publisher: P.W. Ziegler in Philadelphia

Written in English
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Other titlesRare Book Collection.
ContributionsShippen, Edward, 1826-1911., Tyler, Sydney.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v. :
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Open LibraryOL13570796M

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This illustrated guide to history's most famous battles explores military history from ancient battles to the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and beyond.

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The 'Top Ten Battles' article presented here is from his latest book: "The Battle The Stories Behind History's Most Influential Battles," illustrated by Bob Rosenburgh. Lanning has written fourteen books on military history, including "The Military A Ranking of.

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From the ancient Egyptian battle at Megiddo in BC to the recent military actions in Iraq, great battles have had an enormous impact on the shaping of history.

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He also oversaw the publications of many more in his position as the head of the historical section in the latter part of the 19th into the 20th century, as part of a further well-spring of military literature printed in Pages: Great Battles for Boys shows young readers that history is anything but strategies and tactics to warriors and leaders, boys learn about the battlefields that changed the world.

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Nevertheless, Operation Sealion is the subject of everything from books and movies to TV shows and games. After all, it’s a compelling and disturbing. In his highly acclaimed middle-school class "Great Battles for Boys," author Joe Giorello has ignited a love of military history in hundreds of boys.

Now with this engaging non-fiction book written specifically for boys agesyour son can experience that same thrilling adventure in learning. Learn the lessons of military history by looking at the great battles through the lens of the Principles of War.

Part of the enduring nature of war, all good Generals follow the 10 Principles of War. The great Generals of history have the ability to know which of the principles are most important at the decisive moments of the campaign. Very slightly rubbing head and foot of spine, o.w.

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See the complete Great Battles for Boys series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. In 24 exciting lectures, Professor Fagan introduces you to the many fateful battles that became crucibles of history: the fearsome clash between the Athenians and the invading Persian army at the Marathon, Alexander the Great's crushing hammer-and-anvil tactics against the Persians at Gaugemela, and the Roman mastery of siege warfare at the.

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