The War Chronicles: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns A Global Reference of All The Major Modern Conflicts
Gloucester, Massachusetts: Fair Winds Press, 2009. Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket.
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Fine / Fine. Item #002841
A Global Survey of Modern Warfare, from the First Fervid Days of the French Revolution of 1789 to the Bloody Stalemate that Ended the Iran-Iraq War in 1988 In the modern era, warfare entered a new phase.
Technological innovation yielded evermore destructive weaponry, international communications and alliances greatly extended the reach of conflicts, and military strategists increasingly targeted infrastructure and civilians, while new media-first photography, then film and television-conveyed the horror and brutality of industrialized combat to those who had the good fortune to live beyond the battle zones.