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The Resource Outnumbered : miraculous stories of incredible victories against the odds, Cormac O'Brien

Outnumbered : miraculous stories of incredible victories against the odds, Cormac O'Brien

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Outnumbered : miraculous stories of incredible victories against the odds
Title
Outnumbered
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miraculous stories of incredible victories against the odds
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Cormac O'Brien
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Outnumbered
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miraculous stories of incredible victories against the odds
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Language
eng
Review
People love to root for underdogs. With that in mind, O'Brien (Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents: What Your Teachers Never Told You About the Men of the White House ) here recounts tales of battles in which the smaller forces not only survived but even pulled off dramatic victories. The 14 battles discussed, arranged chronologically, cover four continents and date from anywhere between 480 B.C.E. and 1942. The snapshots of each battle, all clear and concise, demonstrate the more intriguing aspects of each engagement. Large color illustrations and maps are frequent, helping to make this a beautifully presented book. Although the bibliography is brief, the titles referenced generally represent recent scholarship. There are similar titles about decisive battles and interesting campaigns, but none quite like this. Only the absence of an overall conclusion detracts from this otherwise entertaining work. VERDICT Accessible writing and an attractive presentation make this an appealing choice for many military history enthusiasts.—Matthew J. Wayman, Penn State Schuylkill Lib. --Matthew J. Wayman (Reviewed May 15, 2010) (Library Journal, vol 135, issue 9, p80)
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361000
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DLC
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1967-
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O'Brien, Cormac
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Military history
  • Battles
  • Military art and science
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miraculous stories of incredible victories against the odds
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Outnumbered : miraculous stories of incredible victories against the odds, Cormac O'Brien
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Instantiates
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
784932
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9781592334056
Lccn
2009038796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
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(Sirsi) i9781592334056
Label
Outnumbered : miraculous stories of incredible victories against the odds, Cormac O'Brien
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
784932
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9781592334056
Lccn
2009038796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781592334056

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