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The Pyrrhic Victory By Aliya Bennali
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1982. Professor Lyebedev's dream has finally come true. He found the creature he's been looking for, deep down in the Soviet grounds, but was it all OK afterwards? Join the professor's journey in... More > discovering the truth and saving the future of science.< Less
Pyrrhic Paperback By Shaina Poulin
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Isla Cole is reaped for the very first Hunger Games under dramatic circumstances. As tension rises before the Games begin, she is forced to make decisions between family and friends that will change... More > the Games forever.< Less
The Alamo As A Pyrrhic Victory: The Mexican Experience In The Battle Of The Alamo By Stephanie Matyszczyk
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What do we know about the Battle of the Alamo? We know that Davy Crockett was there, as well as many other brave Americans. But what if everything you knew was wrong? What if Davy Crocket wasn't... More > really the hero that we though he was, and what if the ones who felt the true loss of the battle were the Mexicans, not the Americans? In The Alamo as a Pyhrric Victory: The Mexican Experience in the Battle of the Alamo, find out what really happened those many years ago, from the perspective of those whom we never heard from, the Mexicans.< Less
The Alamo As A Pyrrhic Victory: The Mexican Experience In The Battle Of The Alamo By Stephanie Matyszczyk
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What do we know about the Battle of the Alamo? We know that Davy Crockett was there, as well as many other brave Americans. But what if everything you knew was wrong? What if Davy Crocket wasn't... More > really the hero that we though he was, and what if the ones who felt the true loss of the battle were the Mexicans, not the Americans? In The Alamo as a Pyhrric Victory: The Mexican Experience in the Battle of the Alamo, find out what really happened those many years ago, from the perspective of those whom we never heard from, the Mexicans.< Less
Pyrrhus By Jacob Abbott
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The English saying “a Pyrrhic victory” comes from the name of the third century BC king of Epirus, Pyrrhus. After a battle with the Romans which was won at great cost, Pyrrhus famously... More > said “one more victory like that and I will be undone.” Pyrrhus, who was born only a few years after the death of Alexander the Great, was of the royal Aeacid house and his military adventures were nearly as remarkable as those of the more famous Macedonian king. During his time, Pyrrhus conquered Sicily, parts of southern Italy, and finally Macedon, where he briefly held the crown. This work chronicles the remarkable life of one of ancient European history’s most able military leaders, and also his bizarre and unexpected end.< Less
Pyrrhus By Jacob Abbott
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The English saying “a Pyrrhic victory” comes from the name of the third century B.C. King of Epirus, Pyrrhus, who famously said, after a battle with the Romans won at such great cost,... More > that “one more victory like that and I will be undone.” Pyrrhus, who was born only a few years after the death of Alexander the Great, was of the royal Aeacid house and his military adventures were nearly as remarkable as those of the more famous Macedonian king. During his time, Pyrrhus conquered Sicily, parts of southern Italy, and finally Macedon, where he briefly held the crown. This work chronicles the remarkable life of one of ancient European history’s most able military leaders, and also his bizarre and unexpected end.< Less
Pyrrhus By Jacob Abbott
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The English saying “a Pyrrhic victory” comes from the name of the third century B.C. King of Epirus, Pyrrhus, who famously said, after a battle with the Romans won at such great cost,... More > that “one more victory like that and I will be undone.” Pyrrhus, who was born only a few years after the death of Alexander the Great, was of the royal Aeacid house and his military adventures were nearly as remarkable as those of the more famous Macedonian king. During his time, Pyrrhus conquered Sicily, parts of southern Italy, and finally Macedon, where he briefly held the crown. This work chronicles the remarkable life of one of ancient European history’s most able military leaders, and also his bizarre and unexpected end.< Less
Pyrrhus By Jacob Abbott
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The English saying “a Pyrrhic victory” comes from the name of the third century BC king of Epirus, Pyrrhus. After a battle with the Romans which was won at great cost, Pyrrhus famously... More > said “one more victory like that and I will be undone.” Pyrrhus, who was born only a few years after the death of Alexander the Great, was of the royal Aeacid house and his military adventures were nearly as remarkable as those of the more famous Macedonian king. During his time, Pyrrhus conquered Sicily, parts of southern Italy, and finally Macedon, where he briefly held the crown. This work chronicles the remarkable life of one of ancient European history’s most able military leaders, and also his bizarre and unexpected end.< Less
World War 2 Hitler's Paratroopers the Assault on Crete By Ronald Ledwell
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The Germans were among the first to raise a parachute force and they used them with tactical success in Belgium and Holland at the outbreak of World War II. The isolated island of Crete seemed to be... More > the perfect place to use them in a large scale operation. The British forces were in disarray on Crete, having just escaped a Dunkirk-like evacuation from Greece. The Germans committed their entire Fallschrimjager Force to take the island quickly. After a brief period where the battle could have gone either way, the Germans were victorious and occupied the island for the duration of World War II. But the victory was truly a “pyrrhic” one; with huge losses in men and equipment.< Less
Assault: The Ja-gee In Extremis: Book 3 of the Laner Series By Paul Arthurs
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Commodore Arthur Laner and the crew of Peregrine have driven the remnants of the Ja-jee invasion fleet from the Brasilia star system, but it has been a pyrrhic victory. The missile carrier fleet and... More > Swarm fleet are gone. Brasilia is smashed. And the Ja-gee will be back, worse than ever before. Laner and Peregrine must rescue survivors, establish a new base, make salvage into starships, and train the battle groups that will carry the fight to the Ja-gee. That would have been too much as it is. But unlocking the secrets of a captured Ja-gee juggernaught poses more questions than it answers. Assassins wait around every corner. Nepotism puts incompetent officers in critical posts. And the Ja-gee are making their own preparations. Can Humanity survive, or is Laner just delaying the inevitable?< Less