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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 01 October 2012
  • ISBN : 9781465411587
  • Page : 448 pages
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The world's weaponry is showcased inside this spectacular visual guide. From the spears and swords of ancient times to the guns and grenades of modern warfare, 5,000 years of weaponry are explored and explained in unprecedented detail. Military History profiles key arms and armaments and conveys technologies and tactics across hundreds of pages of dramatic photography and accessible text. Find out how war is waged between battleships at sea, tanks on the battlefield, and fighter planes in the skies. Climb siege towers, drive chariots, enter medieval fortresses, fly unmanned drones, and detect stealth bombers. You will also experience virtual tours of iconic vehicles, including the T-34 Tank, the Lockheed F-117 Stealth Bomber, and the AH-64 Apache helicopter. And discover the leaders, battles, and weapons of war that have changed the course of history, and understand the lasting impact of global conflicts. This complete history of weaponry is essential reading for military enthusiasts of all ages.

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Military History

Military History
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781465411587
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The world's weaponry is showcased inside this spectacular visual guide. From the spears and swords of ancient times to the guns and grenades of modern warfare, 5,000 years of weaponry are explored and explained in unprecedented detail. Military History profiles key arms and armaments and conveys technologies and tactics across hundreds of pages of dramatic photography and accessible text. Find out how war is waged between battleships at sea, tanks on the battlefield, and fighter planes in the skies. Climb siege

Military History

Military History
  • Author : DK Publishing
  • Publisher : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • ISBN : 1465436081
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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.

The Military History Book

The Military History Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781409328964
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The world's weaponry is showcased inside this spectacular visual guide. From the spears and swords of ancient times to the guns and grenades of modern warfare, 5,000 years of weaponry is explored and explained in unprecedented detail. The Military History Book profiles key arms and armaments and conveys technologies and tactics across hundreds of pages of dramatic photography and accessible text. Find out how war is waged between battleships at sea, tanks on the battlefield, and fighter planes in the skies.

War

War
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2020-06-04
  • ISBN : 9780241456675
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Follow the epic 5,000-year story of warfare - from the earliest battles to the War on Terror with War - with this guided tour of every major conflict. Combining a clear and compelling historical narrative with a wealth of fascinating eyewitness accounts and photography throughout, this is the ultimate guide to the history of military conflict, from the armies of §ancient Egypt to the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq, and the ongoing Yemeni civil war. War explores the

Firearms: An Illustrated History

Firearms: An Illustrated History
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-03-17
  • ISBN : 9780744034691
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This fascinating visual account of firearms shows everything from the earliest cannons to modern weapons of war. It also highlights how gun technology and military tactics developed in tandem over time. Centuries ago, the Chinese discovered that if they put gunpowder and a projectile into a metal tube and ignited it, they could fire the projectile with enormous force. The first guns were born. Firearms: An Illustrated History showcases over 300 firearms including pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, machine-guns, and artillery, each

Machines of War

Machines of War
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2017-09-28
  • ISBN : 9780241325391
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From ancient flint hand daggers to the futuristic M1A2 tanks of today, flip through a series of stunning visuals to discover the weapons and vehicles that have shaped the military world. With rich illustrations, striking photography, and inputs from experts, Machines of War presents the story of all forms of weaponry that have dominated the battlefield, right from the pre-industrial age to the 21st century. Get a close-up look at firearms, aircraft, tanks, warships, and learn about the invention,

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Warfare

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Warfare
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-04-16
  • ISBN : 9781465403735
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Previously published in hardcover as War: The Definitive Visual History War has been central to the rise and fall of civilizations since the dawn of time. The history of warfare first emerges from legend in Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization, around 3,000 years before the birth of Christ. The first armies that we know about fought in Sumeria, Ancient Egypt, and Syria. From these first battles, fought with spears or axes on horseback or on foot, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Warfare

World War II Map by Map

World War II Map by Map
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • ISBN : 9780744021004
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Trace the epic history of World War 2 across the globe with more than 100 detailed maps. In this stunning visual history book, custom maps tell the story of the Second World War from the rise of the Axis powers to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Each map is rich with detail and graphics, helping you to chart the progress of key events of World War II on land, sea, and air, such as the Dunkirk evacuation,

The Tank Book

The Tank Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2017-04-03
  • ISBN : 9780241311295
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Pivotal to modern warfare, tanks have dominated the battlefield for over a century. Get up close to more than 400 military colossuses with this definitive visual guide to armoured vehicles. In 1916, the British built a vehicle that could pound the battlefield impervious to enemy fire, crushing obstacles and barbed wire in its path. The first tank, or "Mother" as it was known, had arrived. In The Tank Book you can view it in detail, along with other iconic models including the

Battles that Changed History

Battles that Changed History
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-09-06
  • ISBN : 9780241373590
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Discover the stories behind more than 90 of the world's most significant battles in this lavishly illustrated history book. The most important battles ever to take place are brought to life in the most spectacular way. From the brutal battle of Gettysburg to the epic air-sea battle of Midway, find out how fateful decisions led to glorious victories and crushing defeats. Journey through the battlefields of history and follow the key developments of World War I, World War II, the Cold

Gun

Gun
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-04-16
  • ISBN : 9781465403544
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Watch a 700-year history unfold, from the medieval "hand-gonne" to today's technologically advanced assault weapons. Discover how gun design influenced warfare, from the 15th century when the arquebus defeated swordsmen, to the 20th century when the submachinegun gave the military vastly increased firepower. Guns: A Visual History shows in unique visual detail on how gun design evolved. It features more than 300 iconic examples, including the military AK-47 assault rifle and the pistol used by many police forces - the Glock 17.

Weapon

Weapon
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • ISBN : 1465450963
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A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of weaponry through stunning photography and authoritative coverage, from the stone axes of the earliest warfare to the heavy artillery of today's armies. Take a journey through the centuries, from the Viking sword to the Baker rifle to the AK-47, as you explore the forms and

Battles Map by Map

Battles Map by Map
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-05-04
  • ISBN : 9780744048261
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Experience the world's most significant battles through bold, easy-to-grasp maps. Covering everything from the battlefields of the ancient world to the bomb-scarred landscapes of World War II and beyond, this ebook includes engrossing maps telling the story of history's most famous battles. Using brand new, in-depth maps and expert analysis, see for yourself how legendary military milestones were won and lost, and how tactics, technology, vision, and luck have all played a part in the outcome of wars throughout history.

Trench

Trench
  • Author : Stephen Bull
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-05-20
  • ISBN : 9781472808615
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Even now, 100 years on from the conflict, the image of trenches stretching across Western Europe – packed with young men clinging to life in horrendous conditions – remains a powerful reminder of one of the darkest moments in human history. In this excellent study of trench warfare on the Western Front, expert Dr Stephen Bull reveals the experience of life in the trenches, from length of service and coping with death and disease, to the uniforms and equipment given to soldiers on

The Military History Book

The Military History Book
  • Author : Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781409383444
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Definitive visual guide to the technology of warfare and its evolution over the course of history. Chronicles the technology and tactics adopted by famous military leaders, their impact on the armies who used them, and their effect on the outcome of important conflicts.