Marathon

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Author  David J. Califf
Publisher  Chelsea House Publications
Publication Date   June 1, 2002
ISBN  0791066797
Pages  112

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Marathon, Hastings, Midway -- just a few of the major battles covered in this series, which introduces readers to the wartime engagements that changed the course of human history. Each book gives a historical account of a decisive battle -- its participants, the political climate leading to the engagement, and the deciding factors that ultimately led to a victory or defeat. Provides a historical account of the Greeks' defeat of the Persians on the Plain of Marathon.

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