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

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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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R.G. Grant has published more than 20 military and history books, including DK's Flight. He was a contributor to the ITV Visual History of the Twentieth Century. He lives in London. Dan Snow is the co-presenter of BBC2's Battlefield Britain. He lives in London.

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Visually arresting, charged with authenticity and commanding in its grasp of information, a worthy addition to any bookshelf. RAF Magazine

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