The Compact Timeline of Military History (Hardback)

A.A. Evans


This book presents an overview of world military history in all its many aspects, beginning with a summary of warfare in the context of weapons development. Running through the core of the book is a chronological Timeline of Military Events - wars, campaigns and battles - from earliest times to the present. Facing this are illustrated sections expanding upon, and providing background to, the facts in the chronology, with: biographies of the principal commanders and leaders; weapons, from spears and swords to artillery and ballistic missiles; armour, from shields and breastplates to battle tanks; fortification, castles and siege warfare; aircraft, from balloons to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; plus maps of selected battles.Completing the book is a comprehensive A-Z reference guide to two thousand of the Great Battles of History.

Product Details

  • Product code: BJCCZ
  • ISBN: 9781903025734
  • Publisher: Worth Press Ltd
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 24.2cm x 16.8cm
  • Pages: 256
  • Publish date: Thu Oct 30 00:00:00 GMT 2008
  • Book points: 12


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