"The comprehensive, busily illustrated Battle covers 5,000 years of combat in one volume, from the Old Kingdom of Egypt to recent conflicts in the Balkans and Chechnya. Although written for adults, these books would have thrilled me starting at about the age of 9." – William Grimes, The New York Times
I bought this along with Warrior for a friend who loves to read & watches the Military Channel. This book was a big hit.Published 5 months ago by CES
Excellent chronological over view. Short on detail but its not meant to be a detailed history. There are plenty of books that provide detailed histories.Published 12 months ago by Robert Carlston
Every battle you ever heard of, and more! This is a very detailed book and the illustrations are not only helpful but instructive. Well written.Published 22 months ago by Larry G.
"Battle" is like a book form of a Ken Burns' TV series. Loads of information imparted quickly, in small discrete packages and massive amounts of illustration. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Happy Reader
I got this for my son...and it's great he says. He teaches and this was amazing information from what he says.Published 24 months ago by Karen S.
I am a elementary school librarian and this book is great. It gives small snippets of information about every major battle in recorded history. Read morePublished on November 13, 2010 by Jane Obersat