Warrior: A Visual History of the Fighting ManАвтор(ы):
R. G. GrantИздательство:
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. AUTHOR BIO: 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. The first thing to note is that this is a beautiful book, with illustrations on every page; most are in color, and many are spectacular. We are how we fight: Browse the uniforms, weapons, barracks and tactics in this 'visual history of the fighting man' and you'll see just how far Kevlar-clad, GPS-guided troops have come.