The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo

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Nelson, 1851 - Battles - 410 pages
The battle of Marathon -- Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, 413 B.C. -- The battle of Arbela -- The battle of the Metaurus, 207 B.C. -- Victory of Arminius over the Roman legions under Varus, A.D. 9 -- The battle of Chalons, A.D. 451 -- The battle of Tours, A.D. 731 -- The battle of Hastings, A.D. 1066 -- Joan of Arc's victory over the English at Orleans, A.D. 1429 -- The defeat of the Spanish Armada, A.D. 1588, The battle of Blenheim, A.D. 1704, The battle of Pultowa, A.D. 1709 -- Victory of the American over Burgoyne at Saratoga, A.D. 1777 -- The battle of Valmy -- The battle of Waterloo, 1815.
 

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