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The Most Decisive, Significant and Bloodiest Days of
This unique collection is an insightful multimedia analysis of five decisive battles that will go down in history as the most massive, decisive and bloodiest days of war. Listen to audio commentary as you view hundreds of archival photographs and historical paintings by the greatest war artists of the period.
You will explore the strategic battlefield plans, understand the circumstances leading up to war, meet the larger than life personalities of key generals and experience the enormity of the sacrifice of the fallen.
Read through the articles linearly or bookmark your progress to come back to it later, or skip directly to sections you want to read. This comprehensive collection accurately depicts all aspects of war, the men who fought them, the aftermath, and the lessons learned for future generations. Through striking visuals and compelling audio, you will experience the tragic setbacks, the hard-won victories, the moments of glory and the real cost of these monumental clashes which forever changed history.
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War, with more than 51,000 casualties, resulting in a hallmark victory for the Union Army.
The largest military force ever amassed for invasion turned the tide of World War II. As that pivotal day ended with 20,000 casualties and so much at stake, it earned the nickname of "The Longest Day".
The lengthiest battle in world history, situated on a tiny piece of land resulting in 700,000 casualties, fought only for national prestige during World War I.
Napolean's French troops trick the Russian and Austrian emperors' forces and claim their greatest victory.
The infamous "Well of the Dead" marks the spot where the fighting was most fierce in this final battle for monarchy control of mainland Britain in 1746.
- Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista
- 800 MHz Pentium processor or higher
- 512 MB of RAM
- 640 x 480 display
- 16-bit color screen
- CD-ROM drive
- SoundBlaster Card (DirectX 9 for Vista)
|Brand||Dorling Kindersley Multimedia (DK)|
|Manufacturer Part Number||004476|