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Where Custer Fell: Photographs of the Little Bighorn Battlefield Then and Now
Historical and contemporary photographs accompany a narrative reflection on Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn, which includes personal accounts of battle veterans.
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published November 17th 2005 by University of Oklahoma Press
(first published January 1st 2005)
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Great historical analysis made possible through studying the old photographs of the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Definitely worth the read for those interested in one of the most enigmatic conflicts to occur in the taming of the American West. Then and now photographs are compared side by side to clarify some of the mysteries and myths that have lived on through the decades sine that fateful June day in 1876.
Borrowed this book from friend who knows the author. A study of the battlefield of Custers Battle of Little Big Horn, using extensive photographic study of the extensive battle site -then and now. The author (Brust) has interviewed every survivor/relative or local experts to try and correct misconceptions or verify important strategic facts. It taught me important facets of military strategy of those times and of Native American battle tendencies too. The set is relatively close to where I live ...more