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Decisive battles : over 20 key naval and military encounters from 480 BC to 1943

Author: John Colvin
Publisher: London : Headline, 2003.
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Military historian John Colvin examines the battles throughout the centuries that can be said to be "decisive", in that they affected not just immediate events but also the final outcome of a war and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Colvin
ISBN: 0755310705 9780755310708
OCLC Number: 56464280
Description: xvii, 332 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Salamis, 400 BC --
Gaugamela/Arbela, 331 BC --
The Metaurus, 207 BC, and Zama, 202 BC --
The Teutoburg forest, AD 9 --
Chalons-Sur-Marne, 451 --
Tours, 732 --
Hastings, 1066 --
The Horns of Hattin, 1187 --
Liegnitz and Mohi, 1241 --
The Armada, 1588 --
The Siege of Vienna, 1683 --
Plassey, 1757, and Quebec, 1759 --
Yorktown, 1781 --
Trafalgal, 1805 --
Vicksburg and Gettysburg, 1863 --
Tannenberg, 1914 --
Nomonhan, 1939 --
The battle of Britain, 1940 --
Singapore and Malaya, 1941-2 --
Midway Island, 1942 --
Kursk, 1943.
Responsibility: John Colvin.

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