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Turning the tide of war : 50 battles that changed the course of modern history

Author: Timothy Newark
Publisher: London : Hamlyn, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes material on the battles of Valmy, Assaye, Trafalgar, Austerlitz, Waterloo, Mexico City, Gettysburg, Sedan, Isandlwana, Geok Tepe, San Juan Hill, Omdurman, Tsushima, first Marne, Gallipoli, the Brusilov offensive, Somme, Ypres, Cambrai, Germany's "Black Day," Nanking, France, Britain, Crete, Barbarossa, Pearl Harbor, Singapore, Midway, Stalingrad, El Alamein, Atlantic, Kursk, Tarawa, Cassino, Kohima, D-Day,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Newark
ISBN: 0600603180 9780600603184
OCLC Number: 47825069
Description: 200 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION --
VALMY, 1792 --
ASSAYE,1803 --
TRAFALGAR,1805 --
AUSTERLITZ, 1805 --
WATERLOO, 1815 --
MEXICO CITY, 1847 --
GETTYSBURG, 1863 --
SEDAN,1870 --
ISANDLWANA, 1879 --
GEOK TEPE, 1881 --
SAN JUAN HILL, 1898 --
OMDURMAN,1898 --
TSUSHIMA,1905 --
FIRST BATTLE OF THE MARNE, 1914 --
GALLIPOLI, 1915 --
THE BRUSILOV OFFENSIVE, 1916 --
THE SOMME, 1916 --
YPRES, 1917 --
CAMBRAI, 1917 --
GERMANY'S 'BLACK DAY', 1918 --
NANKING, 1937 --
FRANCE, 1940 --
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, 1940 --
--
CRETE, 1941 --
BARBAROSSA, 1941 --
PEARL HARBOR 1941 --
SINGAPORE, 1942 --
176 --
MIDWAY, 1942 --
STALINGRAD,1942 --
EL ALAMEIN 1942 --
BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC, 1943 --
KURSK, 1943 --
TARAWA,1943 --
CASSINO, 1944 --
KOHIMA, 1944 --
D-DAY, 1944 ST LO, 1944 --
LEYTE GULF, 1944 --
ARDENNES, 1944 --
OKINAWA, 1945 --
BERLIN, 1945 --
INCHON, 1950 --
BIEN BIEN PHU, 1954 --
SIX DAY WAR, 1967 --
THE TET OFFENSIVE, 1968 --
PORT STANLEY, 1982 --
KABUL, 1988 --
DESERT STORM, 1991 --
MOGADISHU, 1993 --
KRAJINA, 1995.
Responsibility: Tim Newark.
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This work focuses on 50 battles that changed the the tide of war. In all the book covers the past 200 years, from Napoleon's conquest of Europe, through two World Wars, to the Gulf War and the  Read more...

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