Exploring History: Modern Weapons & Warfare

Exploring History: Modern Weapons & Warfare

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Explores how wars were and are conducted from 1700 to the present, including how changing technology and weaponry have affected the overall strategy and motivation of warfare.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 235.71 x 304.55 x 13.97mm | 662.24g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 600+ photographs and maps
  • 0754804534
  • 9780754804536
  • 1,721,163

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Modern weaponry and military tactics have evolved dramatically to a highly sophisticated, technical level. Find out what it is like to live in a submarine, and how a Stealth bomber avoids detection. Discover how airborne troops are deployed in battle and how the design of the aircraft carrier developed.

Investigate the facts behind the face of warfare, with this informative and accessible reference book.

Exploring History is a series of books that takes the reader through time, exploring the reality of what it was like to live in different eras. Together the series spans the whole of the human era, from prehistoric times to life in the modern world.
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Over the last 300 years, military tactics and equipment have changed dramatically. Find out why combat dress developed from coloured uniforms to camouflage gear in high-tech fabrics, and how the ultra-modern stealth bomber evolved from the fragile-looking biplane.

Modern Weapons and Warfare is packed with illustrations, maps and action photographs, which capture the atmosphere and power of war.
-- Panels provide details of military hardware
-- Clear maps show battle sites and tactics
-- Fact boxes highlight key dates
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