The Evolution of Weapons and Warfare

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Da Capo Press, 1990 - History - 350 pages
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A history of weapons and warfare, from the Macedonian sarissa to the atomic bomb. The book describes technological and strategic advances in military science, but also aims to evoke the horror of war and comment on the future of warfare.
  

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Contents

The Age of Muscle
1
The Age of Gunpowder
91
Gunpowder
120
The Marriage of Infantry
130
The Age of Technological Change
169
Buildup to Blitzkrieg 1919 1945
230
Air Power 1935present
240
Landing Team to Joint Task Force
253
XXVH Nuclear Weapons Guided Missiles
266
Lethality through the Ages
286
Lethality Casualties and Tactics
307
Men and Ideas
315
The Next War and the Timeless
325
Distillation
337
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Colonol Trevor N. Dupuy is the author of over 25 books, including the nineteen-volume Military History of World War II and Elusive Victory: The Arab-Israeli Wars.

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