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The Great Military Sieges

Melegari, Vezio

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ISBN 10: 0690357095 / ISBN 13: 9780690357097
Edité par Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1972
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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250 pages, well illustrated (mostly in color) , cloth, DJ, very good. 9 by 12 inches. From the DJ: From the siege of Troy in 1184 B. C. Until the battle at Stalngrad in 1942 and the fight for Dien Bien Phu in 1954, The Great Military Sieges presents the most awesome and dramatic events of world military history. Historian Melegari has written a remarkably vivid, action-by-action account of almost eighty of the most important and fierce sieges in the history of warfare. His text is complemented by hundreds of striking illustrations, all in lavish full color, of the battle scenes, the weapons, and the heroes of these encounters. The sieges of special note that are included in this book are the Persian fight against the Babylonians in 538 B. C. , the Punic Wars, the Crusades, the Revolutionary War siege of Yorktown, the Civil War siege of Vicksburg, and the Boxer Rebellion. ; 250 pages. N° de réf. du libraire 29570

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Titre : The Great Military Sieges

Éditeur : Thomas Y. Crowell, New York

Date d'édition : 1972

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Good

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Profusely illustrated with reproductions of engravings, maps, and lithographs, from ancient Troy to Dien Bien Phu. Seventy-one sieges are treated in this volume, including Veii, Acre, Antwerp, Toulon, Sveaborg, Plevna, Port Arthur, Liege, and Dien Bien Phu. This provides an extensive record of the evolution of siegecraft and fortification throughout military history

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Text: English, Italian (translation)

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