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

Front Cover
DK Pub., 2005 - History - 360 pages
6 Reviews
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
1
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

This is another handsome book from DK. The visuals are a combination of maps, timelines, weapons, uniforms, and portraits of military leaders. The text is mostly sketches of significant battles ... Read full review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

This book is awesome! it shows detail in depth and the most important and famous battles in famous and important wars. Anyone who will read this book will undergo a huge cronicle of disciptive learning. this book shows China, Sumeria, Mesopotamia, wars between World War One and World War Two, even wars people may hav never heard about. This IS a book to brag about and is a dream for war historans. An EPIC,and I mean EPIC book to read and own. 

Contents

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

15 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2005)

Grant is a graduate of Oxford University.

Bibliographic information