This is a guide to the world's military history from ancient times to the present, describing not only wars and combat operations but also the parallel growth of military tactics, strategy and weaponry. Each major military event and its effect on world history is described. Containing over 22 chapters, each of which opens with an essay summarizing the miltiary highlights of the period including leaders, developments, tactical and strategic trends, this book places each major operation in its political and social perspective. A continent-by-continent assessment of wars and battles follows the background description and analysis.
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Book Description Collins/Book Club Associates, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good jacket. 4th. 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo). Illustrated in monochrome. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide. Robust packaging. Bookseller Inventory # 107515
Book Description Collins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000858637
Book Description Collins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-000-73-0222000