Provides a look at some of the finest battles ever to be fought. This book presents about a 100 stories, such as the extraordinary 'Battle That Never Was' between two Celtic tribes that never began, the ill-fated launch of the Russian warship Novgorod and the Victoria Cross winner who seemed absolutely determined to die, yet survived, and more.
Tom Quinn is the author of 'Railways's Strangest Journeys' (1861056796), 'Shooting's Strangest Days' (1861055005), 'Fishing's Strangest Days' (1861055358) and 'Science's Strangest Inventions' (1861058268). He edits 'Country Landowner' magazine and writes occasionally for 'The Times'. He is based in London, SW1.
Endlessly entertaining, these albums of mad miscellany abound with true accounts of history s strangest characters and events from potty potentates to dotty inventions. A mind-boggling excursion through the byways of the bizarre."