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

(Author). Murray, Williamson. (Added Author).
  • 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,

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Content descriptions

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).
Subject: Battles.
Military history.
Military art and science > History.
Marathon, Battle of, Greece, 490 B.C.
Zama, Battle of, Tunisia, 202 B.C.
Teutoburger Wald, Battle of, Germany, 9 A.D.
Adrianople, Battle of, Edirne, Turkey, 378.
Yarmuk River, Battle of the, Syria, 636.
Hastings, Battle of, England, 1066.
Armada, 1588.
Breitenfeld, Battle of, Germany, 1631.
Saratoga Campaign, N.Y., 1777.
Trafalgar, Battle of, 1805.
Vicksburg (Miss.) > History.
Marne, 1st Battle of the, France, 1914.
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Midway Islands.
Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > France > Normandy.
Dien Bien Phu, Battle of, Điện Biên Phủ, Vietnam, 1954.
Baghdad (Iraq : Province)