The Weapons That Changed the World by Ian V. [Vernon] Hogg lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop.
Arbor House, 1986, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Colour Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Colour Drawings; Diagrams;
From the cover: The Weapons That Changed The World tells the dramatic story of the development of key armaments in technological, strategic, tactical and historical terms. Covering land, sea and air warfare, it explains what these weapons were, how they were developed and the impact they had on the battlefield, for with the birth of modern industry and the growth of nationalism in the 19th century, the whole nature of warfare was revolutionized. The story of the tank, for instance, starts with the cumbersome machines launched into hasty and ill-conceived action during the Battle of the Somme in World War I, going on from this to show how the weapon developed from these inauspicious beginnings to prove itself at the Battle of Cambrai and then to become the dominant factor in the key battles of World War II.
Fully illustrated throughout with explanatory artwork including specially developed illustrations to demonstrate the significance of a specific weapon in action and photographs, The Weapons That Changed The World not only gives you an invaluable insight into the great military events of the immediate past. It also brings to vivid life the dramatic events which have shaped the world of today.
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with nicks to the corners and a little sunning. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Text complete, clean and tight.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 160 pages. Index. 11½” x 7¾”.
This book will be eventually reach my delightful website…(added to my Military Army category.) but get 60% off buying from this very blog blog… Buy it now for just £2.60 + P&P! Of course, if you don’t like this one there are plenty more available here!