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History’s Narrowest Escapes

History


by
James Moore

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 4.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Did you know that Winston Churchill narrowly avoided assassination in the Second World War? Or that Prince Albert helped Britain avoid war with the United States in the 19th century from his deathbed? In their new book James Moore and Paul Nero reveal fifty of history’s most dramatic narrow escapes. From wars that were averted to invasions, revolutions and apocalyptic scenarios that we avoided by the skin of our teeth, included here are the stories of how a Soviet Army colonel stopped the Third World War in 1983 and how Nelson’s heroics at The Battle of Trafalgar might never have happened if it hadn’t been for the quick thinking of his son-in-law eight years before. History’s Narrowest Escapes is full of fascinating little-known tales, heroic acts, daring drama and stories of serendipity revealing how our history could have been very different… and possibly much worse!

Did you know that Winston Churchill narrowly avoided assassination in the Second World War? Or that Prince Albert helped Britain avoid war with the United States in the 19th century from his deathbed? In their new book James Moore and Paul Nero reveal fifty of history’s most dramatic narrow escapes. From wars that were averted to invasions, revolutions and apocalyptic scenarios that we avoided by the skin of our teeth, included here are the stories of how a Soviet… (more)

Did you know that Winston Churchill narrowly avoided assassination in the Second World War? Or that Prince Albert helped Britain avoid war with the United States in the 19th century from his deathbed? In their new book James Moore and Paul Nero reveal fifty of history’s most dramatic narrow escapes. From wars that were averted to invasions, revolutions and apocalyptic scenarios that we avoided by the skin of our teeth, included here are the stories of how a Soviet Army colonel stopped the Third World War in 1983 and how Nelson’s heroics at The Battle of Trafalgar might never have happened if it hadn’t been for the quick thinking of his son-in-law eight years before. History’s Narrowest Escapes is full of fascinating little-known tales, heroic acts, daring drama and stories of serendipity revealing how our history could have been very different… and possibly much worse!

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