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Soldier : a visual history of the fighting man

Author: R G Grant
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Samurai of Japan to US rifleman, this book explores the experiences of soldiers who've fought battles and paid the price of warfare. This book helps you to learn about fighting techniques and tactics from each era. It features the armour, uniforms, kit and weapons used in the field.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R G Grant
ISBN: 9781405322317 1405322314
OCLC Number: 137313387
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 360 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portrait ; 31 cm
Contents: Phalanxes and Legions 600 BCE-450 CE --
Conquest and Chivalry 450-1500 --
Pikemen and Musketeers 1500-1775 --
Empires and Frontiers 1775-1914 --
Trenches and Dogfights 1914-1945 --
Guerrillas and Commandos 1945-Present.
Responsibility: R.G. Grant.

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