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  - 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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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

FRANCES ITALIAN WARS 144
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR 150
DYNASTICWARS 158
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Grant is a graduate of Oxford University.

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