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A useful reference for any and all battles, seiges, or campaigns fought during the early 19th Century through to the year 1976. In this volume, the author takes us through battles, campaigns and sieges from 1816 to 1976. Since this was an era which marked the demise of such hallowed institutions as cavalry and naval supremacy and in addition instituted tank warfare and ariel bombardment, the innovative contributions which specific battles made to the advancement of military lore and technique are fully documented. With illustrated endpapers and a map section. This is a hardback book, 7" X 10" tall, 606 pages. The dj has repaired tears top & tail of spine & upper corner wear.