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Total War: The Great Battles of the 20th Century

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The twentieth century witnessed the most violent conflicts in world history. Opening with the Battle of Tsushima in 1905 and closing with Operation Desert Storm, Total War narrates the conflicts that changed the course of modern history and shaped the 21st century. Each chapter reveals the historic context of the battle, its outcome and legacy. This is no dry recitation of facts but a gripping account of the bloodiest hundred years in human history.

Includes the stories of the following battles: Tsushima 1905, Kursk 1943, Verdun 1915-1916, The Normandy Landings 1944, Jutland 1916, Victory on the Russian Front 1944, The Somme 1916, Operation Market Garden 1944, Amiens 1918, Leyte Gulf 1944, Sedan 1940, The Battle of the Bulge 1944, The Battle of Britain 1940, Iwo Jima 1945, Barbarossa 1941, Berlin 1945, Midway 1942, Dien Bien Phu 1953-4, El Alamein 1942, The Six-Day War 1967, Stalingrad 1942-43, The Tet Offensive 1968, Guadalcanal 1942-43, The Falklands War 1982, Kasserine Pass 1943, The Gulf War 1990-91, The Battle of the Atlantic 1939-45.

Very good condition with excellent pages and minimal wear to edges and DJ

Contains test and black and white images.

Item details

Author(s):
Charles Winchester
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Quercus History

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The twentieth century witnessed the most violent conflicts in world history. Opening with the Battle of Tsushima in 1905 and closing with Operation Desert Storm, Total War narrates the conflicts that changed the course of modern history and shaped the 21st century. Each chapter reveals the historic context of the battle, its outcome and legacy. This is no dry recitation of facts but a gripping account of the bloodiest hundred years in human history.

Includes the stories of the following battles: Tsushima 1905, Kursk 1943, Verdun 1915-1916, The Normandy Landings 1944, Jutland 1916, Victory on the Russian Front 1944, The Somme 1916, Operation Market Garden 1944, Amiens 1918, Leyte Gulf 1944, Sedan 1940, The Battle of the Bulge 1944, The Battle of Britain 1940, Iwo Jima 1945, Barbarossa 1941, Berlin 1945, Midway 1942, Dien Bien Phu 1953-4, El Alamein 1942, The Six-Day War 1967, Stalingrad 1942-43, The Tet Offensive 1968, Guadalcanal 1942-43, The Falklands War 1982, Kasserine Pass 1943, The Gulf War 1990-91, The Battle of the Atlantic 1939-45.

Very good condition with excellent pages and minimal wear to edges and DJ

Contains test and black and white images.

Author(s):
Charles Winchester
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Quercus History

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