The Nasty Past
Military history is a source of fascination for many young historians, but war is a truly gruesome part of history. From knights in suits of armor to the flying aces of the world wars, this eye-opening volume offers a comprehensive look at one part of humankind's "nasty past." Readers examine the evolution of warfare. Along with riveting facts about deadly weapons and military maneuvers, readers will learn why certain wars were waged and the events that brought one side victory and the other defeat. Historical artwork and photographs of artifacts are featured throughout this absorbing book.