100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul K Davis

100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul K Davis year 2001
  • Book name: 100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present
  • Author: Paul K Davis
  • Release date: 2001/6/18
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780195143669
  • Rating: 9.25 of 10
  • Votes: 89
  • Review by: Alma Matlock
  • Review rating: 9.69 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/9
  • Total pages: 480
  • Includes a PDF summary of 53 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From the ancient Egyptian battle at Megiddo in 1469 BC to the recent military actions in Iraq, great battles have had an enormous impact on the shaping of history. Now, in this fully illustrated book, one hundred of the world's most important military confrontations are described in detail. 100 Decisive Battles gives us the facts about the battle and also explains where it fits in to the scope of world history. In each entry we are given the name and date of the battle, the commanders, the size of the opposing forces, and casualties. An account of the battle plan and the military action are strategically discussed, and each description closes with a valuable consideration of how history was affected by the outcome of the conflict. Among the battles presented are the Battle of Thymbra (546 BC), the Battle of Chalons (451 AD), the Battle of Cajamarca (1532), the Battle of Dien Bien Phu (1954), and the Tet Offensive (1968). Accompanying maps and sidebars help further orient us with each military action. Global in scope, with excellent coverage of American, Central American, European, Asian, and Middle Eastern battles, and with its stirring accounts of familiar battles and many lesser known military conflicts, 100 Decisive Battles is essential reading for military buffs and anyone interested in how the modern world came to be.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 27H52M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military Engineering, Reference Works, Military History
  • Available formats: PDF, TXT, DOC, EPUB, OEB, WORD, TCR, AZW3. Compressed in ZIP, TBZ2, RZ, TAR.BZ2, CBR, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 26.32 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x234x36mm
  • Weight: 635g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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