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Title: The Battlefield Walker's Handbook.
Description: Airlife, (Shrewsbury, 1998).. 352 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, reproductions, maps/battle plans/walking tours. "The author has selected eleven wars that took place in six different countries as examples. These include the battles of Crecy and Waterloo, The Peninsular War, Rorke's Drift and the Zulu War, Saratoga and the American War of Independence and Gettysburg in the American Civil War. He has chosen to concentrate on specific battles notable for their colour, interest and histor ic value. He gives extensive details on the background of each battle and adds his own memories and anecdotes, illustrating them with maps and photographs. The author explains the sequences of each battle, utilising maps of the areas as t h e y w e r e at the time of the war and as they are today.." Covers: Crecy 26 August 1346; Waterloo 18 June 1815; Salamanca 22 July 1812; Rorke's Drift 22/23 January 1879; Majuba Hill 27 February 1881; Spion Kop 23/24 January 1900; Saratoga 19 September and 7 October 1777; Queenston Heights 13 October 1812; Gettysburg 1-3 July 1863. Light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. NF/NF.

Keywords: Battlefields, Battle of Crecy, Waterloo, Peninsular War, Rorke's Drift, Zulu, Saratoga, American Revolution, Gettysburg, Civil, Boer, Transvaal, Hundred Years, 1812, Queenston Heights, Gettysburg, Spion Kop, Majuba Hill, Salamanca, Belgium.

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 15461

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