A dictionary of European land battles: From the earliest times to 1945 ISBN: 9780709017479


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Immediate dispatch from Somerset. Nice older book in good condition. Pages in great condition. No notes or highlighting. Some foxing to page block. See images. Fantastic book.

About the book >.>.> Quick and reliable reference to land battles in Europe is now made possible with this new dictionary. From the Great Peloponnesian War to the Second World War this dictionary offers a concise and informative review of all the significant land battles of European history. Each entry gives the physical characteristics of the confrontations the terrain the significance of different kinds of weaponry: the statistics of troops involved and the casualties as well as naming the commanders and explaining the tactics they employed.Going beyond the military information there is also a vital summing up of the political background of each battle which helps to understand its contemporary significance and the historical implications of its outcome. A comprehensive index of the major figures completes this economically written volume which will be a welcome companion for the student and the general reader.

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R. Hale 1984

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Sweetman John


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