The Encyclopedia of War

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Dorling Kindersley, 2012 - Military history - 512 pages
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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, Waris a definitive visual guide to this brutal, intense and often heroic dimension of the human story.

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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

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