50 Events You Really Need to Know: History Of War - download pdf or read online

By Robin Cross

ISBN-10: 1623651832

ISBN-13: 9781623651831

Human historical past -- from the empires of the traditional global to the superpowers of the twenty first century -- has been inextricably formed by means of clash and the guns which have been used to salary it. The applied sciences that experience produced complex civilizations have additionally been harnessed to the awful enterprise of war. The trains that carried operating humans to their first seashore vacations within the nineteenth century additionally took thousands of younger males to struggle in 1914. approximately a century later, the pc revolution, which by means of 2000 had come to dominate virtually each point of existence in complex societies, had additionally brought us to a brand new 5th size of battle, during which governments jostle brutally in cyberspace.

This brief heritage, stretching from the chariot to the Stuxnet virus which disabled Iran's nuclear enrichment programme in 2007, charts the most major guns, fortifications and strategies which have been constructed within the final 2,500 years.

considering the fact that 1945, the speed of switch has been relentless. at this time, the most conflict tank is dealing with obsolescence because the grasp of the battlefield, and the advent of the Unmanned wrestle Aerial automobile (UCAV) threatens the livelihoods of a number of the hugely informed institutions of the world's major air forces. against this, the numerous uneven conflicts raging around the world in nations of the 3rd international attest to the sturdiness of 1 of the 20 th century's so much notable guns, the Kalashnikov attack rifle, built within the later Nineteen Forties and nonetheless in provider worldwide.
it is a scintillating advent to the world's such a lot enduring phenomenon.

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