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Turn Around & Run Like Hell: Amazing Stories Of Unconventional Military Strategies That Worked

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Raging from the siege of ancient Babylon and Caesar's campaigns in Gaul to the American Civil War and World War II, Turn Around and Run Like Hell captures key moments in history when then ingenuity, vision and daring of brilliant leaders turned the ride of battle.

Read about Hannibal's spectacular envelopment of the Roman army at Cannae in 216BC; the Mongols' awe-inspiring rout of Christian forces at Liegnitz in 1241; Pizarro's daring kidnapping of Inca ruler Atahuallpa in 1532; and the brilliant campaign of subterfuge that helped ensure the success of the 1944 D-Day landings.

Engaging, enthralling and inspiring, these twenty-five tales offer a fascinating take on the history of warfare while showcasing some of its most remarkable, memorable and charismatic characters.

256 pages, Paperback

First published January 1, 2007

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Joseph Cummins

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Joseph Cummins is the author of numerous books, including Anything for a Vote: Dirty Tricks, Cheap Shots and October Surprises in U.S. Presidential Elections; A Bloody History of the World, which won the 2010 Our History Project Gold Medal Award; and the forthcoming Ten Tea Parties: Patriotic Protests That History Forgot. He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey, with his wife and daughter.

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