Fifteen Battles That Changed the World

by Robert Silverberg

Year: 1963

Publisher: Putnam

Country: USA

Pages: 194

Media: Hard cover book



Cover art: (unknown)

ID: 2386


  1. The Battle of Marathon—Greeks learn their own strength
  2. The Battle of Hastings—Downfall of Hannibal
  3. The Battle of Actium—Octavian Wins a World
  4. The Battle of Adrianople—An Empire Falls
  5. The Battle of Tours—Charles Martel hurls back the Arabs
  6. The Battle of Hastings—William conquers England
  7. The Battle of Orleans—Joan of Arc saves France
  8. The Battle of Lepanto—Don John smashes the Turks
  9. The Defeat of the Spanish Armada
  10. The Battle of Blenheim—French power is checked
  11. The Battle on the Plains of Abraham—the French lose North America
  12. The Battle of Valcour Island—a revolution is saved
  13. The Battle of Waterloo—End of Napoleon's dream
  14. The Battle of Gettysburg—The dashing of Confederate hopes
  15. The Battle of Stalingrad—Hitler's crucial mistake