WARRIOR: A VISUAL HISTORY OF THE FIGHTING MAN
Author: R.G. Grant
Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY, Oct 2007
Visual history paints a compelling portrait of the frontline soldier through 2,500 years of history. The 3rd in a series of military history. Full color t/out; 9x6 inches, 360 pgs.
Focusing on the frontline soldiers who fought for their tribes, their cities, their overlords and their countries?from the Ancient Greeks who repelled the invading Persians in the 5th century to the US Marines in action in Korea, Vietnam and the Persian Gulf, this visual history paints a compelling portrait of the frontline soldier through 2,500 years of history. The third in a series of illustrated military history books, following the highly successful Battle and Weapon, Warrior features vivid accounts of daily life, training, and tactics of the ordinary fighting man.
* Features first-hand accounts of fighting men and women throughout history
* Specially commissioned photography of weapons, uniforms, food, and personal effects
* Digital artwork analyzes methods of fighting and tactics employed by warriors of each era
* Includes photographic ?virtual tours? of barracks, fortresses, and ships
* Celebrates soldiers from Mongol horsemen of the 13th century to the Zulus of King Shaka
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
R.G. Grant is a history writer who has published more than 20 books, including titles on the Revolutionary War, World War I and II, and the Vietnam War. He's also the author of DK's Battle, Weapon, and Flight: 100 Years of Aviation.