Much of history is determined by victories and defeats in battle. Examine the tactics and strategies that shaped the world’s most significant campaigns through detailed battle maps, diagrams and poignant images. In this new edition, understand what factors contributed to the outcomes and uncover how such events have shaped the identity of societies across the globe.
Discover the epic conflicts that shaped the world...
History’s bloodiest battles
- Understand some of the world’s most influential and devastating battles
Commemorate the Somme
- Remember a defining battle of the Great War on its 100th anniversary
Examine battle maps
- Picture tactics and strategies that decided the fate of significant battles
Hitler vs Stalin: Operation Barbarossa
- Two superpowers go to war when the Führer invades Russia