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Dorling Kindersley, 2010 - Battles - 360 pages
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In this new edition of Battle, look at over 5,000 years of battles and conflict in a 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.

With a foreword by Dan Snow, co-presenter of the BBC's Battlefield Britain, prepare yourself for this remarkable but brutal story of mankind's most incredible conflicts.

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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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About the author (2010)

R.G. Grant has published more than 20 military and history books, including DK's Flight. He was a contributor to the ITV Visual History of the Twentieth Century. He lives in London. Dan Snow was the co-presenter of BBC2's Battlefield Britain.

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