100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present
ABC-CLIO, 1999 - 462 pages
What if the Saxons had triumphed over the Normans in 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 be a much different place today.
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Charles accepted the homage of the Lombard aristocracy and named himself
king of the Franks and the Lombards . Desiderius was sent with his family to
northeastern France , where he was invited to enter a monastery ; by most
accounts , he ...
Prince Rupert from Holland , Charles ' s nephew . Although only 23 years old , he
had been a soldier since age 14 and was able to command , if not totally control ,
the aristocratic Cavaliers , as the Royalists were called . They were adequate ...
Lewenhaupt commanded a force of 11 , 000 marching to reinforce Charles , but
after the defeat at Lesnaia only 6 , 000 got through , and without artillery or
supplies . The Battle Danes promised to remain passive and not aid their
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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 ... Read full review
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Metaurus River 207 B C
Zama 202 B C
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