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Fields of War: Fifty Key Battlefields in France and Belgium
A travel guide dedicated to bringing visitors to the sites of important historical events. It presents fifty battlefields that are within a short driving distance of Paris or Calais. Each battlefield description contains a brief historical overview and a tour of the major surviving landmarks and, in many cases, artifacts of the actual engagements.
Paperback, 467 pages
Published April 9th 2009 by French Battlefields
(first published April 2009)
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I can't imagine why they thought it was a good idea to have so few maps in this book. It's an amazingly comprehensive overview of the subject, but I doubt it would be that useful in the field. I want to do a trip to Verdun in 2016, but I don't think this made it any easier to plan. Though it's an interesting reference.
During his long career as an executive with a major international corporation, Robert Mueller developed a love of travel and an enthusiasm for visiting historic locations. He caught the battlefield bug when, as a child, he visited Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Retirement brought him the opportunity to visit and study the battlefields of Europe. After five years of on-site research, he completed Fields ...more
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