The Chronicle of War - A year by year account of conflict from 1854 to the present day
by Paul Brewer
Large hardback, 400pages, 2007, new
*A novel and authoritative approach to the history of warfare across the globe from 1854 to the modern day.
*Presented in an exciting newspaper format with the drama of battlefield photographs, it includes some of the earliest images ever to have documented military conflict.
*Feature spreads and boxes provide detailed information on significant innovations, events and individuals.
This book combines the excitement of a daily newspaper with the drama of world military history from 1854 - the date of the introduction of photography to the battlefield - to the present day. The book comprises newspaper-style articles, arranged in year order, interspersed with features on particular innovations or events that deserve more in-depth treatment. Covering all of the major wars and many minor ones, this book will appeal to both the military enthusiast, intrigued by a novel approach to the history of modern warfare, and to the casual reader looking for a comprehensive yet dramatic description of the events of military history since the beginning of the photographic age.