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Battle: a Visual Journey Through 5,000 Years of Combat | Hardback

Released on 07 June 2007

Author: R. G. Grant | Format: Hardback

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This title contains explosive reference for all the family in handy 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. Foreword is by Dan Snow, co-presenter of Battlefield Britain. Prepare yourself for this remarkable but brutal story of mankind.

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 The Definitve Reference to all War over the ages!

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'Battle', gives in enormous detail, each battle and war and civilizations over the past 5000 years. Its amazing! There are loads of photos, pictures, battle maps, the lot!

If you're into that kind of thing, its so easy just to pick it up and have a look at loads of different Wars over the years.

9.3/10

 Mesmerising, Historical Battle Lovers Handbook

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An exceptional collection detailing all of mans conflicts and all of the large scale battles as well as some of the small battles which have taken place throughout time, if you are a battle enthusiast and are looking for a guidebook to end all others then this is the one for you, this gives you details of the actual battles, troop numbers, the why and wherefores of the battles and campaigns and lots of details on how throughout time in different areas of the world how war changed.

AuthorR. G. Grant
PublisherPenguin Books Ltd (United Kingdom)
Year2007
ISBN9781405316392
FormatHardback - 360 Pages
Illustrationscol. Illustrations