ISBN-13: 9780750982412 / Anglický / Twarda / 2018 / 224 str.
How did we get from clubs and spears to machine guns and drone missiles? What led to the human race firing projectiles across a no-man's land, from straightforward warfare to spies and insurgency? Here renowned military historian Martin van Creveld has compiled a concise guide to the history of war in 100 key events: Stone Age "wars;" Vikings raids; battling medieval monarchs in the East and West; the American Revolutionary Wars; Napoleonic Wars; World Wars; Iraq War; and much more. With intriguing facts and wide-ranging content, this is an immensely entertaining volume for military buffs and laypeople alike.