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  - 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

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