This superb collection of specially commissioned photographs presents a detailed survey of battles through the ages and around the world.Charting the progress of a battle from recruitment to the battlefield action and the aftermath of victory or defeat the book examines the variety of weapons used through history and the different styles of warfare that evolved. Learn about the changes brought about by technology and the importance of good reconnaissance supply and transport and clever engineering. Discover how those wounded in battle were cared for and what rewards were bestowed on those who showed outstanding bravery.Written by military expert Dr. Richard Holmes Battle is a unique and exciting introduction to a riveting subject with a long tradition.
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