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Six Great Battles Apps Available From 18th March 2012!

Amber Books will be launching the Great Battles series in universal iOS and Android versions on 18th March 2012.

• Cannae 216 BC – Hannibal annihilates the Roman legions
• Blenheim 1704 – Duke of Marlborough defeats Louis XIV’s French army
• Gettysburg 1863 – Turning point of the US Civil War
• Pearl Harbor 1941 – Sneak Japanese attack brings the US into WWII
• Stalingrad 1942/43 – Decisive battle on the Eastern Front in WWII
• D-Day 1944 – Largest ever sea landings in France on 6 June

Each app has an animated map complete with a voiceover explaining the battle stage by stage, a narrated history and gallery give you the full background to the battle, while a quiz tests out your new knowledge.

• Watch the explosions on US battleships as the Japanese attack waves strike.

• Listen to how the Roman legionaries were lured into a trap and slaughtered.

• Read how the Red Army surrounded the Germans in Stalingrad.

• View images of the men and vehicles landing on the D-Day beaches.

• Test your knowledge of General Robert E Lee’s Confederates.

These bestselling iPad apps featuring major events in world history are now coming to your iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices with a special launch price!

The apps are available to buy from the App Store and Google Play (formerly Android Market).

Coming next in the series: the fall of Constantinople 1453 and Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar 1805…


• The Great Battles apps have previously been available for iPad only, but are now being launched as universal iOS apps and Android apps simultaneously.

• The launch price will be Tier 1 for Apple devices ($0.99, 69p, €0.79 etc) and the nearest equivalent for Android.

• Screenshots and logos are available on Photobucket here:

• If you require screenshots in a specific size/format, please ask and we will be happy to provide them.

• We can also provide free additional editorial content – related facts/questions etc about the featured battles. Images may also be available. If you are interested in one particular battle, please ask for further material.

• Chinese language versions of the six apps will be available shortly for iOS and Android – if you require information about these, please ask.