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Warrior: A Visual History of the Fighting Man
by R. G. Grant
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 075663203X, Hardcover)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. He's also the author of DK's Battle, Weapon, and Flight: 100 Years of Aviation.
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Chronicles the evolution of warriors from around the world from 600 BCE to the present, exploring their tactics, means of transportation and housing, and training and discussing the armor, weapons, and gear they used.
An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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