Military History

Military History

The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare

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Penguin Putnam
From the siege towers and catapults employed by ancient invaders to the unmanned drones and stealth bombers used by today's armed forces, the mastering of superior technology has always played a critical role in determining an army's chances of success — or defeat.

Following in the footsteps of DK's esteemed military history titles Military History is the definitive guide to the development of battlefield technology through the ages, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the War on Terror.

Organized chronologically and by key military technology, Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare covers the iconic weapons, armor, equipment, and battles that have defined war through the ages, showing the impact of changes in military technology on the very fabric of history.



Random House, Inc.
From the siege towers and catapults employed by ancient invaders to the unmanned drones and stealth bombers used by today's armed forces, the mastering of superior technology has always played a critical role in determining an army's chances of success — or defeat.

Following in the footsteps of DK's esteemed military history titles Military History is the definitive guide to the development of battlefield technology through the ages, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the War on Terror.

Organized chronologically and by key military technology, Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare covers the iconic weapons, armor, equipment, and battles that have defined war through the ages, showing the impact of changes in military technology on the very fabric of history.



Dorling Kindersley Pub

From the siege towers and catapults employed by ancient invaders to the unmanned drones and stealth bombers used by today's armed forces, the mastering of superior technology has always played a critical role in determining an army's chances of success — or defeat.

Following in the footsteps of DK's esteemed military history titles Military History is the definitive guide to the development of battlefield technology through the ages, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the War on Terror.

Organized chronologically and by key military technology, Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare covers the iconic weapons, armor, equipment, and battles that have defined war through the ages, showing the impact of changes in military technology on the very fabric of history.



Baker & Taylor
A full-color guide organized chronologically and by key military technology covers the weapons, armor, equipment, battles and military figures that have defined war through the ages, from weapons hewn from stone to the laser-accurate stealth bombers of today.

Book News
Produced in collaboration with experts from the Smithsonian and other prestigious museums, this lavishly illustrated visual guide to the weapons and technologies of warfare includes more than 1,750 examples--from the earliest flint hand axes and through the unmanned drones and other weapons in use today. Also included are protective gear such as helmets, suits of armor and mail, vehicles (from chariots to tanks), significant battles, and types of fortifications. The narrative and included artwork place many of the weapons and related items in their historical context. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

DK Publishing

From the siege towers and catapults employed by ancient invaders to the unmanned drones and stealth bombers used by today's armed forces, the mastering of superior technology has always played a critical role in determining an army's chances of success — or defeat.

Following in the footsteps of DK's esteemed military history titles Military History is the definitive guide to the development of battlefield technology through the ages, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the War on Terror.

Organized chronologically and by key military technology, Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare covers the iconic weapons, armor, equipment, and battles that have defined war through the ages, showing the impact of changes in military technology on the very fabric of history.



Baker
& Taylor

Organized chronologically and by key military technology, covers the weapons, armor, equipment, battles, and military figures that have defined war through the ages, from stone weapons to the laser-accurate stealth bombers of today.

Publisher: New York : DK ; [Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution, 2012
Edition: 1st American ed
Description: 448 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
ISBN: 9780756698386
0756698383
Branch Call Number: 355.009 Mil
Additional Contributors: Smithsonian Institution

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Nov 11, 2016

This book is frickin amazing! I have to buy a copy. I picked it up after reading Grunt by Mary Roach, a great book about military sciences. Both books are hiiiiighly recommended!

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Jan 12, 2016

real nicee photos and illustrations. decent history of the development of militart tech

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