When War Meets the Forces of NatureBook - 2016
This book explores the ways the environment--the weather, climate, or geography--influences the outcomes of wars. The historical examples examined are: Hannibal in the Alps, the US Navy during Typhoon Cobra (WWII), the Canadian Army in Passchendaele (WWI), the dispute between India and Pakistan over the Siachen Glacier, the Battle of Pichincha (a volcano), General Wei Qing vs the Xiongnu in the Gobi Desert, the US Army in Vietnam, Napoleon's defeat in Russia, and the Battle of Tora Bora.
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: J355.02 K99e
Characteristics: 157 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
From Library Staff
From Hannibal vs. the Alps in 218 BCE to the Allied Forces in the mountains of Afghanistan in 2001, Kai gives us the gritty details of what happens when mother nature gets involved.