Battlefield Britain

Battlefield Britain

From Boudicca to the Battle of Britain

Book - 2004
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"For much of its long history, Britain has been bloodily ravaged by war and internal strife- foreign invasions have devastated British society, bitter battles have been fought over social and political rights, and brutal warlords have torn the country apart in their struggles for dominance. In Battlefield Britain, father and son team Peter and Dan Snow tell the story of eight decisive battles that have done much to shape the Britain we know today- Boudiccas revolt against Rome (AD 601); the Battle of Hastings (1066); the Battle for Wales (140010); the Spanish Armada (1588); the Battle of Naseby (1645); the Battle of the Boyne (1690); the Battle of Culloden (1746) and the Battle of Britain (1940). For the first time, ground-breaking computer graphics are used to recreate the ebb and flow of these famous battles in dramatic and vivid detail. Peter Snow, as well known for his strategic analysis as his swingometer, and Dan, a young military historian, combine their skills to form a unique writing team. In addition to explaining the battleplans of the great military commanders they also reveal what it was like to be an ordinary soldier on the front line, where the battle was at its
Publisher: London : BBC Books, c2004
ISBN: 9780563487890
0563487895
Branch Call Number: 941 SNO NVD
Alternative Title: Battlefield Britain

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