"...the first book to provide a comprehensive and authoritative summary of world-wide military history since the end of the Second World War. Starting with the defeat of the Axi powers in Europe and the Pacific, it examines the Cold War era, the wars of the decolonization of Africa and elsewhere, the Middle East conflicts, the wars in southeast Asia, and important new phenomena such as the growth of international terrorism. In addition it analyses the changing weaponry of war from the most sophisticated fighter aircraft to the infantryman's rifle." ~ from the book's inner jacket
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Book Description Putnam, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0399121730