Boek cover The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World van Edward Shepherd Creasy

The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World

From Marathon to Waterloo

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Co-auteur Sir Edward S. 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), T***he 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.

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