Epic Land Battles

Epic Land Battles

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These world-famous battles span the course of modern military history, from the battle of Yorktown, which decided the result of the American Revolution, and the siege of Vicksburg through to the greatest tank battles ever fought, at El Alamein and Kursk, and Hitler's last offensive in the Ardennes. The continuity of tactics and strategy between these modern battles and those of Hannibal, Napoleon and Frederick the Great is brought out in the author's brilliant descriptive and critical analysis. There are over 380 illustrations, appearing in both colour and black and white, including maps, diagrams and technical drawings.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 219 x 278 x 17mm | 962g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • BOUNTY BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Over 380
  • 0753724820
  • 9780753724828

About Richard Holmes

Richard Holmes CBE was educated at Cambridge and Northern Illinois Universities. He was Senior Lecturer in War Studies at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, and has published over a dozen books on military topics. He also appears regualrly on television.show more