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100 decisive battles : from ancient times to the present

Author: Paul K Davis
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul K Davis
ISBN: 0195143663 9780195143669
OCLC Number: 45102987
Notes: Originally published: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 1999.
Description: xii, 462 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Megiddo (1479 B.C.) --
Thymbra (546 B.C.) --
Marathon (490 B.C.) --
Salamis (480 B.C.) --
Syracuse (415-413 B.C.) --
Leuctra (371 B.C.) --
Chaeronea (338 B.C.) --
Gaugamela (Arbela) (331 B.C.) --
Ipsus (310 B.C.) --
Metaurus River (207 B.C.) --
Kai-hsia (203 B.C.) --
Zama (202 B.C.) --
Pydna (168 B.C.) --
Alesia (52 B.C.) --
Pharsalus (48 B.C.) --
Actium (31 B.C.) --
Teutoburger Wald (Teutoburg Forest) (A.D. 9) --
Beth-horon (66) --
Milvian Bridge (312) --
Adrianople (378) --
Châlons (451) --
Tricameron (533) --
Badr (624) --
Constantinople (717-718) --
Tours (Poitiers) (732) --
Pavia (773-774) --
Lechfeld (955) --
Hastings (1066) --
Manzikert (1071) --
Jerusalem (1099) --
Hattin (1187) --
Second Battle of Taraori (1192) --
Bouvines (1214) --
Ain Jalut (1260) --
Hsian-yang (1268-1273) --
Hakata Bay (1274 and 1281) --
Brusa (1317-1326) --
Crécy (1346) --
Orléans (1428-1429) --
Constantinople (1453) --
Granada (1491) --
Tenochtitlán (1521) --
Panipat (1526) --
Vienna (1529) --
Cajamarca (1532) --
Lepanto (1571) --
Spanish Armada (1588) --
Sekigahara (1600) --
Breitenfeld (1631) --
Shanhaikuan (1644) --
Naseby (1645) --
Battle of the Dunes (1658) --
Blenheim (1704) --
Poltava (1709) --
Culloden (1746) --
Plassey (1757) --
Quebec (1759) --
Trenton (1776) --
Saratoga (1777) --
Yorktown (1781) --
Valmy (1792) --
Rivoli (1797) --
Aboukir Bay (Battle of the Nile) (1798) --
Trafalgar (1805) --
Jena/Auerstädt (1806) --
Prophetstown (Tippecanoe) (1811) --
Borodino (1812) --
Leipzig (Battle of the Nations) (1813) --
Waterloo (1815) --
Ayachuco (1824) --
San Jacinto (1836) --
Mexico City (1847) --
Antietam (Sharpsburg) (1862) --
Gettysburg (1863) --
Atlanta/March to the Sea (1864) --
Sedan (1870) --
Tel el Kebir (1882) --
Manila Bay (1898) --
Mukden (1905) --
Tsushima (1905) --
Marne, First Battle (1914) --
Verdun (1916) --
Brusilov Offensive (1916) --
Marne, Second Battle (1918) --
Warsaw (1920) --
Poland (1939) --
Dunkirk (1940) --
Battle of Britain (1940) --
Moscow (1941) --
Pearl Harbor (1941) --
Singapore (1942) --
Midway (1942) --
Normandy (1944) --
Okinawa (1945) --
Israel's War of Independence (1948-1949) --
Huai Hai (Suchow) (1948-1949) --
Inchon (1950) --
Dien Bien Phu (1953-1954) --
Tet Offensive (1968) --
Desert Storm (1991).
Other Titles: One hundred decisive battles
Responsibility: Paul K. Davis.
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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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