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❰Reading❯ ➶ The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes Oxford Books of Prose Author Max Hastings – Tyrakel.de If anecdotes are marginal notes on the pages of history these will delight any reader who has ever been moved or entertained by the condition of the soldier Few fields of human endeavor have inspired If anecdotes are marginal notes on the pages of history these will delight any reader who has ever been moved or entertained by the condition of the soldier Few fields of human endeavor have inspired so many memorable anecdotes as warfare from the Bible and Livy through Gibbon and Froissart to the imperial wars of the nineteenth century and the world conflicts of the twentieth This collection is principally con.

Cerned with American and British conflicts with as the author says occasional forays among the ranks of foreign armies notably the Greeks the Romans and Napoleon's veterans Hastings has sought stories that illustrate the military condition through the ages both on the battlefield and in barracks comic eccentric heroic tragic Here are Caesar at the Rubicon and the revolt of the Praetorian Guard; Alexander's hors.

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PDF The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes Oxford Books of Ú tyrakel.de Ú

PDF The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes Oxford Books of Ú tyrakel.de Ú Sir Max Hugh Macdonald Hastings FRSL FRHistS is a British journalist editor historian and author His parents were Macdonald Hastings a journalist and war correspondent and Anne Scott James sometime editor of Harper's BazaarHastings was educated at Charterhouse School and University College Oxford which he left after a yearAfter leaving Oxford University Max Hastings became a foreign c

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