Battles that Changed the History
Publisher: Archive.org 2012
Number of pages: 222
Some battles were turning points, not only in war, but in history itself, and we still talk about them today. You may have heard of marathons, Gettysburg, or someone who has met his or her Waterloo. Like these, the battles below changed the course of history.
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