Land Warfare: From World War I to the Present Day

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Thunder Bay Press, 2008 - History - 320 pages
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War is hell. And since the early days of WWI, it's become more ferocious than ever. From the advent of tanks, chemical warfare, automatic weapons and nukes, Land Warfare takes an unflinching look at the brutal and bloody battles that have shaped the world since 1914.o Presented chronologically, Land Warfare examines the most famous wars and campaigns of the 20th century, from WWWI and WWII, to the Cold War, the Six-Day War, Vietnam, the Gulf Wars and beyond.o Gain important insight into revolutions, insurrections and civil wars around the globe, including the civil wars in Congo and Ethiopia, revolutions in China and Cuba, and "the troubles" of Northern Ireland.o Discover how technological advances changed the way war was waged during the 19th and 20th centuries, and how today's technology stacks up.o Includes an examination of major battle strategies, such as the Blitzkrieg ("lightning war"), guerilla warfare, brushfire wars, as well as a detailed exploration of weapons since 1914.o Illustrations bring the horrors and triumphs of war vividly to life. Each section is filled with photographs, action shots, aerial images as well as full-color artwork, maps and diagrams.

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Very reliable information about war from the past to modern days! If you want to know all about historical warfare from the trenches in 1915 to modern warfare with super technology, then this book is for YOU!!! Read full review

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Contents

World War I
11
The InterWar Years
91
PostWar Guerrilla Conflict 188 Index
316
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Dr. Chris McNab is an experienced specialist in wilderness and urban survival techniques. He has published over 20 books including: "How to Survive Anything, Anywhere -- "an encyclopedia of military and civilian survival techniques for all environments -- "Special Forces Endurance Techniques," "First Aid Survival Manual," and "The Handbook of Urban Survival," In his home country of Wales, UK, Chris provides instruction on wilderness hunting techniques and he is also an experienced martial arts instructor. Martin J. Dougherty is a Freelance writer and editor specializing in military and defence topics. His published works deal with subjects ranging from teh history of small arms to naval warfare and private security. He has written or contributed to "Small Arms," "Battles of the Medieval World," "The World's Worst Weapons," and "Battles of the Ancient World.

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