Battle: A Visual Journey Through 5,000 Years of Combat

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Dorling Kindersley, 2005 - Battles - 360 pages
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Explosive reference for all the family in handy compact format From the first chariot clashes of the ancient world to the bloody conflicts of today's Middle East and the modern era of nuclear weapons, explore 5,000 years of armed battles and brutal combat. Get up close to an incredible array of artefacts, paintings, maps, battle plans and photographs which bring the history of conflict vividly to life. Meet the generals and see key weapons used in blood-thirsty battles from the cannon to the tank. Foreword by Dan Snow, co-presenter of Battlefield Britain. Prepare yourself for this remarkable but brutal story of mankind.

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User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

This book covers armed conflict from pre-history to modern times. There are many good illustrations and some interesting bits of information. The text does not go in-depth so if you are looking for detailed accounts of particular wars or battles, this may not be the book you need. Read full review

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User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

This book is a great 101 of the histroy of warfare from the beginning of mankind to present day. The book has very nice maps, pictures of weapons and basttlefield drawings. Read full review

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