Thermopylae: The Battle For The West by Ernle BradfordThermopylae: The Battle For The West by Ernle Bradford

Thermopylae: The Battle For The West

byErnle Bradford

Paperback | March 31, 2004

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An impressively accessible narrative depicting the three-day battle for the pass at Thermopylae (the Hot Gates)--a critical contest in Xerxes's massive invasion of Greece. The bloody stand made there by Leonidas and his small Spartan army in 480 B.C. has been hailed ever since as an outstanding example of patriotism, courage, and sacrifice.
Ernie Bradford served in the Royal Navy during World War II. His many books include The Great Siege, Ulysses Found, The Shield and the Sword, Paul the Traveler, and The Sultan's Admiral.
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Title:Thermopylae: The Battle For The WestFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:March 31, 2004Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306813602

ISBN - 13:9780306813603

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