The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo by Edward Shepherd Creasy

The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo

byEdward Shepherd Creasy

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Edward Creasy’s 1851 military analysis of fifteen world battles is a classic of its genre. Appearing between Clausewitz’s On War (1832) and Ardant Du Picq’s Battle Studies (composed 1870), The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo is essential reading for military scientists.

Each chapter of Creasy’s strategy book dissects a different battle. The fifteen chapters are:

I - THE BATTLE OF MARATHON

II - DEFEAT OF THE ATHENIANS AT SYRACUSE, B.C. 413

III - THE BATTLE OF ARBELA, B.C. 331

IV - THE BATTLE OF THE METAURUS, B.C. 207

V - VICTORY OF ARMINIUS OVER THE ROMAN LEGIONS UNDER VARUS, A.D. 9

VI - THE BATTLE OF CHALONS, A.D. 451

VII - THE BATTLE OF TOURS, A.D. 732

VIII - THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS, 1066

IX - JOAN OF ARC'S VICTORY OVER THE ENGLISH AT ORLEANS, A.D. 1429

X - THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA, A.D. 1588

XI - THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM, 1704

XII - THE BATTLE OF PULTOWA, 1709

XIII - VICTORY OF THE AMERICANS OVER BURGOYNE AT SARATOGA, A.D. 1777

XIV - THE BATTLE OF VALMY

XV – THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO, 1815

This Enhanced Media edition of The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo includes an annotated image gallery.

 

 

Title:The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to WaterlooFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 8, 2015Publisher:Enhanced E-BooksLanguage:English

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