This work focuses on 50 battles that changed the the tide of war. It looks at how the upper hand was gained through twists of fate, such as when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1942. It shows how superior forces were overwhelmed by smaller, well-trained armies, an example cited being the Allied defeat by Turkish troops at Gallipoli in 1915. In all the book covers the past 200 years, from Napoleon's conquest of Europe, through two World Wars, to the Gulf War and the disintegration of Yugoslavia. It also includes detailed strategic and battle plans.About the Author:
Tim Newark is the editor of Military Illustrated, a monthly magazine, and the author of twelve books on various aspects of military history, including Warlords, War in Britain and the Book of Camouflage. He is also the founding series editor of Brassey's History of Uniforms and editorial director of Military Illustrated Books.
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Descripción Hamlyn Publishing, 2001. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0600603180
Descripción Hamlyn, 2001. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0600603180
Descripción Hamlyn, 2001. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110600603180