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Military Studies Research Guide: Famous Battles

PlattCat: Books in our library

You can also search the library catalog, PlattCat, for the subject Battles.  Be sure to choose Words in Subject from the drop-down menu first!

We Have E-Books Too!

Articles & Videos About Famous Battles

Search any of these electronic reference resources (listed below and right) for the battle you are interested in researching.  Examples include: Verdun (Battle of, 1916), Dien Bien Phu (Battle of, 1954), and Stalingrad (Battle of, 1942-1943).

Online Encyclopedias


Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica and Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus

Virtual Reference Library
A collection of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research
Composed of high-quality articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition

Encarta (Microsoft)
A gateway to 17,000 encyclopedia articles, multimedia, a talking dictionary, and a world atlas

CREDO Reference Collection [Link to overview and features ] Was Xreferplus Reference Collection
Contains over 2 million entries from reference books in all major subjects, 65,000+ images (art, diagrams, maps, and photos), and over 93,000 audio pronunciation files.