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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The rear line continued to retreat, whether through ignorance of the order or (
more likely) out of design. The line that continued to retreat was commanded by
Andronicus Ducas, whose noble father was one of Romanus's bitterest enemies.
The incredible discipline that had built the Mongol Empire exerted itself, and the
Mamluks were soon in full retreat. Baybars, however, was prepared. Baybars was
somewhat typical of the slave soldiers that made up the Mamluk regime. Born a ...
Thus, "It is quite possible that the French retreat from Moscow is the best-known
military disaster in recorded human history. The scale is epic, the suffering
incalculable, the outcome catastrophic" (Chandler, On the Napoleonic Wars, p.
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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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