KINDLE [Great Battles]

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • Great Battles
  • Christer Jörgensen
  • English
  • 05 June 2020
  • 9781405486583

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FREE READ Ô Great Battles FREE READ ß BOLLYWOODPARKS.CO ´ Christer Jörgensen READ & DOWNLOAD Great Battles The battle of Marathon 490 BC where a combined force of Greeks defeated a much larger Persian inv. Great Battles subtitle decisive makes me think about the selection of battles based on the extent of decisiveness Surely that word must refer to the degree to which the conflict brought a large scale pivotal and irrevocable change in regional or global history Great on the other hand could simply refer to the scale of fighting usually representative of a large scale war skill of one or commanders or the passing of the battle into the folklore of one of the participants These are not necessarily decisive A middle ground is those that saw a significant change in military technology or tactics that were then adopted widely A fourth category was ones that symbolic inevitable but marking the end of an eraSo decisive I would suggest Manzikert Ain Jalut first battle of Panipat Bouvines fall of Tenochtitlan Possibly Kosovo 1389 Sedan possiblyMarathon no great only in the sense of folklore Salamis yes Gaugamela not sure Canne no see below Alesia yes Adrianople yes Tours for sure Hastings yes as it moved England into France s orbit and set the trend for 700 years Tannenberg not sureHattin I would remove as to me it was inevitable that the crusade states would fall long supply lines etc Agincourt because it did not turn the course of the war which the larger country won but simply passed into the forelore of one of the protaganists Constantinople symbolic only Lepanto yes Armada probably yes although the Spanish plan was so complex and brittle it was unlikely to succeed Lutzen hard to argue this was decisive in the 30 Year War and besides was this really a decisive war or simply horrific and longBlenheim clearly ualifies on the skilful category and perhaps decisive if it ended Louis XVI plans for hegemony not sure as the war carried on for another 9 or 10 years Saratoga is a yesAusterlitz I would remove and replace with Leipzig Waterloo not sure The problem with Napoleon s victories is they were skilful and to some extent influential but ultimately he lost the war The same argument applies to HannibalNot sure about the American Civil War To me the key one would be the one that committed the North to the full defeat of the South rather than a compromise Once committed and with suitable military leadership the lack of which dogged them in the early year or so it was inevitable they would prevail because of the comparative scale of industrial output and available manpower First world war the decisive battles were First Marne Jutland in a strange way and Amiens 100 Days Somme and Verdun were representative but not decisiveSecond world war hard to argue against the inclusion of Stalingrad and Midway incredibly decisive but I am not sure about Battle of Britain Possibly a greater argument for the Battle of France because this tipped Hitler s self confidence into hubrisNot sure about the Tet offensive as don t know about it but Irai Freedom is a clear no chance on any category This book got me thinking and I would like to thank Christer Jorgensen and his team Two minor points one or two of the numbers were doubtful such as the number of Swedes who landed with Gustavus A in 1630 and left and right were muddled up when referring to the battlefield in a few cases I think Microsoft Access 2016 Intermediate Quick Reference Guide - Windows Version (Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts - Laminated Card) key one would be the one that committed the North to the full defeat of the South rather than a compromise Once committed and with suitable military leadership the lack of which dogged them in the early year or so it was inevitable they would prevail because of the comparative scale of industrial output and available manpower First world war the decisive battles were First Marne Jutland in a strange way and Amiens 100 Days Somme and Verdun were representative but not decisiveSecond world war hard to argue against the inclusion of Stalingrad and Midway incredibly decisive but I am not sure about Battle of Britain Possibly a greater argument for the Battle of France because this tipped Hitler s self confidence into hubrisNot sure about the Tet offensive as don t The Painted Art Journal: 24 Projects for Creating Your Visual Narrative know about it but Irai Freedom is a clear no chance on any category This book got me thinking and I would like to thank Christer Jorgensen and his team Two minor points one or two of the numbers were doubtful such as the number of Swedes who landed with Gustavus A in 1630 and left and right were muddled up when referring to the battlefield in a few cases I think

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FREE READ Ô Great Battles FREE READ ß BOLLYWOODPARKS.CO ´ Christer Jörgensen READ & DOWNLOAD Great Battles Great Battles introduces 30 major battles from the Ancient era to the present day Beginning with. What a great ride it has been with this particular book It is very informative and highly illustrative to help the reader in imagining each battles in the book The battles is divided into 3 parts which are the age of sword the age of gunpowder and the age of rifle Based on this distinctive part it was arranged chronologically I was so absorbed in reading this because it has a lot of pictures facts and side notes too Yes there are some errors like biases but hey there are always 2 sides in the story I m planning to read it again soon I don t think it s comprises all the battles in the history but it s a great start to understand and follow through some of the famous battles like Salamis Constantinople and Gettysburg

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FREE READ Ô Great Battles FREE READ ß BOLLYWOODPARKS.CO ´ Christer Jörgensen READ & DOWNLOAD Great Battles Asion force book covers key battles right up to the 2003 invasion of Ira by US led coalition forc. I though the book was pretty good and glad that it focused on great battles I did think they missed some very historic battles like the battle of Jutland Otherwise pretty solid book Handmade Garden Projects: Step-by-Step Instructions for Creative Garden Features, Containers, Lighting and More key battles right up to the 2003 invasion of Ira by US led coalition forc. I though the book was pretty good and glad that it focused on great battles I did think they missed some very historic battles like the battle of Jutland Otherwise pretty solid book