The Battle 100

The Battle 100

The Stories Behind History's Most Influential Battles

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Baker & Taylor
Offers a historical retrospective on the most important battles of the past three thousand years, describing in detail one hundred key military campaigns, with commentary on the outcome of the conflict, who won and lost, the results of each war, and its impact on world history and culture, with a provocative afterword on the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. 20,000 first printing.

Book News
Identifying the most world-changing clashes, this book recounts 100 significant battles and provides commentary on who won, who lost, and why. Each chapter covers a specific battle and includes a b&w map of the battle site. Lanning, retired from the US Army, has written 14 books on military history. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2003]
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9781570717994
Branch Call Number: 355.409 Lanning 2003
Characteristics: xii, 355 pages : maps, plans ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Battle one hundred


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