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Product NameWarrior: A Visual History Of The Fighting Man
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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SKUAPX7687674739018548
Model8814766
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Height10.08 inches    (convert)
Length8.5 inches    (convert)
Weight41.28 ounces    (convert)
AuthorR. G. Grant
Page Count360
BindingPaperback
Published07/19/2010
Long DescriptionFocusing 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. He's also the author of DK's Battle, Weapon, and Flight: 100 Years of Aviation.
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