October 14, 1066. June 18, 1815. June 1-3, 1863. Find out why these dates and others will live in infamy in Great Battles. Learn what led up to the battles. Get to know key historical figures. Put yourself on the battlefield as you learn about military strategy and resulting casualties. Learn what weapons and tactics were used. Finally, discover the reasons behind the victories and losses, as well as the aftermath of each pivotal conflict in world history. Black and white and color photographs, illuminating quotations, maps, charts, a glossary, an index, and book links round out this exciting and informative series.