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Dorling Kindersley, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 63 pages
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Here is an exciting and informative guide to the most important battles in history. Superb color photographs of uniforms, weapons, and battle scenes give the reader a unique 'eyewitness' view of how battles were fought and won. See an Indian five-bladed dagger, a full Japanese suit of armor, medals from all over the world, a 'dragon cannon' and a surgeon's amputation saw. Learn about the difference between a cannon and a mortar, how balloons were used for reconnaissance, how rifles sent bullets farther and faster and how the Red Cross was set up.

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User Review  - dpiacun - LibraryThing

The book is a DK book on different military style, weapons, fighting styles etc. The pictures are good, with great details about each. This is a good book to use while teaching history to children at a younger age and what soldiers and inventers did to make war. Read full review

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User Review  - librarianlou - LibraryThing

The Eyewitness Books are done in cooperation with the Smithsonian. Indeed, looking through this book is the next best thing to visiting the museum. Read full review


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