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Moment of battle : the twenty clashes that changed the world / James Lacey and Williamson Murray.

Lacey, James, (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780345526977 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 034552697X (hbk. : acid-free paper)
  • Description: xv, 478 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2013.

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 355/Lacey (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction D 25.5 .L27 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction D 25.5 L27 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction D 25.5 .L27 2013 (Text to phone) Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Marathon : Athens saves Western civilization (490 B.C.) -- Gaugamela : Alexander creates a new world (311 B.C.) -- Zama : an empire in the balance (202 B.C.) -- Teutoburger Wald : the division of Europe (A.D. 9) -- Adrianople : the end of Roman supremacy (A.D. 378) -- Yarmuk : the Islamic conquest begins (636) -- Hastings : the remaking of Europe (1066) -- The Spanish Armada : miracle at sea (1588) -- Breitenfeld : the creation of modern war (1631) -- Annus mirabilis : the rise of British supremacy (1759) -- Saratoga : the victory of Amateurs (1777) -- Trafalgar : Napoleon's plans thwarted (1805) -- Vicksburg : breaking the Confederacy (1863) -- The Marne : the end of old Europe (1914) -- The Battle of Britain : the Nazis stopped (1940) -- Midway : Imperial Japan stopped (1942) -- Kursk : the end of the Drang Nach Osten (1943) -- Normandy : the death knell for Nazi Germany (1944) -- Dien Bien Phu : imperialism defeated (1954) -- Objective peach : the drive for Baghdad (2003).
Murray, Williamson. (Added Author).

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