Battle: A Visual Journey Through 5,000 Years of Combat
The definitive illustrated guide to the history of warfare. Covering the whole scope of military history, Battle provides a detailed overview of the conduct of warfare from ancient times to the present. Vividly written catalogue entries bring to life history's greatest battles and campaigns, from the first chariot clashes of the ancient world to the bloody conflicts of today's Middle East. In each era, learn about the technology that transformed the battlefield and the tactics that won the day through an incredible array of artefacts, paintings, maps, battle plans and photographs.