An Encyclopedia of Battles: Accounts of Over 1,560 Battles by David Eggenberger

By David Eggenberger

Crucial information of each significant conflict on land and sea in recorded background, from the 1st conflict of Megiddo in 1479 B.C. to the Grenada clash in 1984. incorporated: strategic events, roles performed by means of political/military leaders, troop numbers and coaching, strategies and ambitions, casualties and losses and military/political outcomes. Index. ninety nine illustrations.

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