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100 decisive battles : from ancient times to the present

Author: Paul K Davis
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the one hundred most decisive battles in world history from the Battle of Megiddo in 1469 B.C. to Desert Storm, 1991.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Paul K., 1952-
100 decisive battles.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1999
(OCoLC)656461994
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul K Davis
ISBN: 1576070751 9781576070758 1851093370 9781851093373
OCLC Number: 42579288
Description: xii, 462 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Megiddo --
Thymbra --
Marathon --
Salamis --
Syracuse --
Leuctra --
Chaeronia --
Gaugamela --
Iipsus --
Metaurus River --
Kai-Hsia --
Zama --
Pydna --
Alesia --
Pharsalus --
Actium --
Teutoburger Wald (Teutoburg Forest) --
Beth-Horon --
Milvian Bridge --
Adrianople --
Chalons --
Tricameron --
Badr --
Constantinople --
Tours --
Pavia --
Lechfeld --
Hastings --
Manzikert --
Jerusalem --
Hattin --
Second Battle of Taraori --
Bouvines --
Ain Jalut --
Hsiang-Yang --
Hakata Bay --
Brusa --
Crecy --
Orleans --
Granada --
Tenochtitlan --
Panipat --
Vienna --
Cajamarca --
Lepanto --
Spanish Armada --
Sekigahara --
Breitenfeld --
Shanhaikuan --
Naseby --
Battle of the Dunes --
Blenheim --
Poltava --
Culloden --
Plassey --
Quebec --
Trenton --
Saratoga --
Yorktown --
Valmy --
Rivoli --
Aboukir Bay --
Trafalgar --
Jena/Auerstadt --
Prophetstown --
Borodino --
Leipzig --
Waterloo --
Ayacucho --
San Jacinto --
Mexico City --
Antietam --
Gettsburg --
Atlanta/March to the Sea --
Sedan --
Tel el Kebir --
Manila Bay --
Mukden --
Tsushima --
Marne, First battle --
Verdun --
Brusilov Offensive --
Marne, Second Battle --
Warsaw --
Poland --
Dunkirk --
Battle of Britain --
Moscow --
Pearl Harbor --
Singapore --
Midway --
Normandy --
Okinawa --
Israel's War of Independence --
Huai Hai --
Inchon --
Dien Bien Phu --
Tet Offensive --
Desert Storm.
Other Titles: One hundred decisive battles
Responsibility: Paul K. Davis.

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Key battles have shaped history since time immemorial. This handy reference work spotlights 100 of the world's most important military confrontations, from 1469 B.C.-A.D. 1991.* Describes the  Read more...

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