The more fateful and enduring a battle’s ramifications, the higher it stands on the list.
Here’s What You Need to Remember: Many worthy candidates ended up on the cutting-room floor. None, however, compares to the top five for world-historic significance.
Ranking battles by their importance has been a bloodsport among military historians as long as there have been military historians. Creasy's classic Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World (1851) set the standard...
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