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John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, is one of the great commanders of history. Using his great charm and diplomatic skills he was able to bind troops from various European states into a cohesive army that won a string of victories over the French armies of King Louis XIV, the first of which was perhaps his most spectacular triumph - the battle of Blenheim. Other great victories followed, but political and social turmoil proved harder opponents to defeat. This book provides a detailed look at the many highs and lows in the career of the most successful British general of his era.

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Angus Konstam hails from the Orkney Islands, and is the author of over 50 books, 30 of which are published by Osprey. This acclaimed and widely published author has written several books on piracy, including The History of Pirates and Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate. A former naval officer and museum professional, he worked as the Curator of Weapons at the Tower of London and as the Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. He now works as a full-time author and historian, and lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781849083614
Author:
Konstam, Angus
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Graham, Turner
Author:
Graham, Turner
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Biography-Military
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Command
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 MONO; 27 COL
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.7 x 7.2 x 0.23 in 0.475 lb

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