In this first volume of The Book of War, we take an in-depth look at some of the battles and crusades that shaped the world between 1847-1938. From the Crimean War and the American Civil War through to the First World War and Spanish Civil War, see how the art of war developed and evolved. Structured to give you newspaper-style recordings of the key events year-by-year, read the unbiased reports and discover more about the individuals who played a major role in influencing the outcome of battles. Packed with incredible illustrations and images, The Book of War is a comprehensive guide to the changing face of conflict.
- Written in the style of newspaper reports, to give you all the key facts
Every major battle covered
- From the conquest of Mexico City in 1847, to the Spanish Civil War
The main players
- Obituaries of the men and women who shaped the war
- Stunning photographs and illustrations, depicting the brutality of war