Author(s): Jon E. Lewis
An anthology of gripping accounts of the battles that made the modern world, from Wounded Knee to Desert Storm, described by historians including John Keegan, Paul M. Kennedy and Alan Clark. Here are the great commanders, the strategy and the tactics, the decisive victories and cataclysmic disasters of two world wars, as well as wars in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, the Falklands and elsewhere. #FDEHere too is the awesome scale and vicious destructuive power of modern warfare across battlefields, ranging from Flanders to Basra, the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East and the fearsome jungles of South East Asia and the Pacific.
John E. Lewis was also the editor of "Mammoth Book of How it Happened", "Eyewitness the Twentieth Century", "The Mammoth Book of the West" and "True World War Stories".
The Boer War: the relief of Ladysmith; the Russo-Japanese War: Tsushima; the First World War: inlduing Gallipoli, Suez, Verdun, the Somme, Passchendaele; Asian wars: Shanghai and Khalkin-Goi; the Second World War: including the Battle of Britain, Leningrad, Pearl Harbour, Stalingrad, El Alamein, Monte Cassino, Anzio, Omaha Beach, Berlin and Iwo Jima; the Korean War: Inchon, Imjin River; Vietnam: Dien Bien Phu, la Drang, Hamburger Hill; The Six Day War: Jerusalem; the Falklands War: Wireless Ridge; the Gulf War: Desert Storm.