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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by Joseph H. Alexander - Diane Pub Co
With a magnitude that rivaled the Normandy invasion, the battle of Okinawa was the biggest and costliest operation of the Pacific War. For each of its 82 days of combat, the battle would claim 3,000 lives from the antagonists and the non-combatants.
by Denny Roy, Grant P. Skabelund, Ray C. Hillam - Signature Books
This is a book of memories about war. Although it describes both good and bad, overall it portrays war as an arena of horror and tragedy. Although all such conflicts involve peculiar sets of circumstances, their worst aspects remain constant.
by Lauren Caston, et al. - RAND Corporation
The authors assess alternatives for a next-generation intercontinental ballistic missile across a broad set of potential situations. They use the current Minuteman III as a baseline to develop a framework to characterize alternative classes of ICBMs.
by Ted Galen Carpenter, Barbara Conry - Cato Institute
This book is a searing indictment of the policies pursued by the United States and its allies. It also warns of the likely consequences -- including prospects for more Kosovo-style interventions -- if those policies are not repudiated.