100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present
ABC-CLIO, 1. jan. 1999 - 462 sider
What if the Saxons had triumphed over the Normans at the Battle of Hastings? If Washington had lost the Battle of Trenton? If Lee had won at Gettysburg? If the Germans had held the Allies at bay in Normandy? The world would certainly be a very different place today.
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Rather than assault the town, he laid siege sometime in July 52. Caesar ordered
the digging of a trench completely surrounding the hill. When finished, the trench
stretched 10 miles in circumference. The Roman soldier was used to digging ...
Hoping that the Union army would be weakened in the center by the flanking
attacks that day, Lee decided to commit 10,000 men that had just arrived to an
assault on the Union center on Cemetery Ridge. This assault, which came to be ...
Operation Gericht ("judgment") was the code name given this incredible assault.
The Battle The opening bombardment of Verdun was scheduled for 12 February,
but the weather refused to cooperate. For 10 days, the German troops waited ...
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - shawnd - LibraryThing
This is a set of 3-4 page profiles of one hundred battles listed chronologically. Starting circa 1500 BC with the battle Megiddo and ending at Desert Storm, the book covers a wide range of conflicts ... Les hele vurderingen
Megiddo 1479 B C
Syracuse 415413 B C
Gaugamela Arbela 331 B C
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