The Encyclopedia of War
Dorling Kindersley, 2012 - Military history - 512 pages
Take a guided tour of every major conflict through the ages
Trace the epic 5,000-year story of warfare from the earliest battles to the War on Terror with War, now in compact format.
Explore the campaigns and conflicts, the warriors and commanders and the tactics, weapons and technology that have shaped human warfare. With fascinating features on topics including the role of infantry, siege warfare, military tactics and the treatment of wounded soldiers.
Combining a clear and compelling historical narrative with a wealth of fascinating eyewitness accounts and photography throughout, War is a definitive visual guide to this brutal, intense and often heroic dimension of the human story.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kreierso - LibraryThing
DK has done it again with this visually appealing reference book full of contemporary paintings and photographs, objects and artifacts, maps and diagrams on war. The This is must have for all high school libraries. Read full review
Review: War: From Ancient Egypt to IraqUser Review - Kin Guan - Goodreads
Read out of interest on medieval warfare. Read full review