This is an illustrated composite of articles concerning famous battles prior to the twentieth century. From Marathon in the B.C.E. to Rorke's Drift in the late nineteenth century, the events are brought to life in an informative, easy to read, and entertaining style. Learn about the real Spartacus, and William Wallace's battle at Stirling Bridge. Witness the events at Waterloo, the Alamo, and Gettysburg and watch them unfold through words and pictures. Read how an army of Zulu warriors annihilated more than 1,000 British soldiers at Isandlwana, but was held up by a small force of less than 150 men at Rorke's Drift. What really happened at the Battle of the Little Big Horn? Did Travis draw the line ? How did the Greeks, led by 300 Spartans under Leonides confound a huge Persian army at Thermopylae? Learn this and more!
James Emery Vigh is an author, and independent film maker. Born and educated in Ohio, Mr. Vigh, besides having a love of history and historical events, also has a passion for teaching music to kids. Visit his personal blog at: http: //jimvigh.wordpress.com/ or view his latest project at www.profbruno.com