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
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.