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The war chronicles, from flintlocks to machine guns : a global reference of all the major modern conflicts / Joseph Cummins.

By: Cummins, Joseph.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly, Mass. : Fair Winds Press, 2009Description: 431 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781742370316(hbk).Subject(s): Military history, Modern -- 18th century | Military history, Modern -- 19th century | Military history, Modern -- 20th century | Military historyDDC classification: Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Guide to The war chronicles -- The French revolutionary wars, 1792-1802 -- The Napoleonic wars, 1803-1815 -- The War of Greek Independence, 1821-1829 -- The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 -- The Taiping Rebellion, 1851-1864 -- The Crimean War, 1854-1856 -- The U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865 -- The Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 -- The Anglo-Zulu War, 1879 -- The Spanish-American War, 1898 -- The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 -- The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920 -- World War I, 1914-1918 -- The Russian Civil War, 1918-1921 -- The Chinese Civil War, 1927-1949 -- The Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 -- World War II, 1939-1945 -- The Arab-Israeli War, 1948-1949 -- The Vietnam War, 1955-1975 -- The Soviet-Afghan War, 1979-1989 -- The Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988.
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A global survey of modern warfare, from the first fervid days of the French Revolution of 1789 to the bloody stalemate that ended the Iran-Iraq war in 1988

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Guide to The war chronicles -- The French revolutionary wars, 1792-1802 -- The Napoleonic wars, 1803-1815 -- The War of Greek Independence, 1821-1829 -- The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 -- The Taiping Rebellion, 1851-1864 -- The Crimean War, 1854-1856 -- The U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865 -- The Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 -- The Anglo-Zulu War, 1879 -- The Spanish-American War, 1898 -- The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 -- The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920 -- World War I, 1914-1918 -- The Russian Civil War, 1918-1921 -- The Chinese Civil War, 1927-1949 -- The Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 -- World War II, 1939-1945 -- The Arab-Israeli War, 1948-1949 -- The Vietnam War, 1955-1975 -- The Soviet-Afghan War, 1979-1989 -- The Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988.

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