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Published: March 2020
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Author: Saul David
Category: History / History: Wars
BIC Subject: Military history
Published By: Dorling Kindersley
 
Published: 31-Mar-2020
Format: Hardback, 512 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780241392164
Stock Code: 1392164
Product Description
 
Follow the epic 5,000-year story of warfare - from the earliest battles to the War on Terror with War - with this guided tour of every major conflict.

Combining a clear and compelling historical narrative with a wealth of fascinating eyewitness accounts and photography throughout, this is the ultimate guide to the history of military conflict, from the armies of _x00A7_ancient Egypt to the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq, and the ongoing Yemeni civil war.

War explores the battles, the warriors, the tactics, and the weapons and technology that have shaped conflict worldwide, presenting the definitive visual guide to the art of war. Lavishly illustrated with paintings, photographs, artefacts, and maps, this book offers a uniquely detailed and visually rich view of all major aspects of human conflict.

Whether on the bloody battlefields of the ancient world or in the modern era of drones and laser-guided missiles, this is the complete story of the wars that have shaped our world.Follow the epic 5,000-year story of warfare - from the earliest battles to the War on Terror with War - with this guided tour of every major conflict.

Combining a clear and compelling historical narrative with a wealth of fascinating eyewitness accounts and photography throughout, this is the ultimate guide to the history of military conflict, from the armies of _x00A7_ancient Egypt to the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq, and the ongoing Yemeni civil war.

War explores the battles, the warriors, the tactics, and the weapons and technology that have shaped conflict worldwide, presenting the definitive visual guide to the art of war. Lavishly illustrated with paintings, photographs, artefacts, and maps, this book offers a uniquely detailed and visually rich view of all major aspects of human conflict.

Whether on the bloody battlefields of the ancient world or in the modern era of drones and laser-guided missiles, this is the complete story of the wars that have shaped our world.
Saul David is a historian, broadcaster and the author of several critically-acclaimed works of fiction and non-fiction. He is Professor of Military History at the University of Buckingham, and Programme Director for the university's London-based MA in Military History by Research. His latest work of non-fiction, Operation Thunderbolt- Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe Airport was an Amazon UK History Book of the Year for 2015. The film rights were used in the making of the 2018 motion picture Entebbe, directed by Jose Padilha, and starring Rosamund Pike, Daniel Br hl, and Eddie Marsan.
 
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