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

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DK Pub., 2005 - History - 360 pages
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The definitive illustrated guide to the history of warfare. Covering the whole scope of military history, Battle provides a detailed overview of the conduct of warfare from ancient times to the present. Vividly written catalogue entries bring to life history's greatest battles and campaigns, from the first chariot clashes of the ancient world to the bloody conflicts of today's Middle East. In each era, learn about the technology that transformed the battlefield and the tactics that won the day through an incredible array of artefacts, paintings, maps, battle plans and photographs.

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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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User Review  - John Gentry - Goodreads

an awesome coffee table book, that holds within it entry and entry of detailed accounts of numerous battles throughout history. it can be glanced through time after time and you will always read ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
THE MIGHT 0E MESOPOTAMIA 16
THE c0N0yEsTs OF THE LEGIONS 34

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Grant is a graduate of Oxford University.

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