Fighting Forces. An Illustrated Anatomy Of The World's Great Armies

Bennett Richard

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Barron's Educational
Publisher Place: Haupauge
Publisher Year: 2001
Edition: First Edition

Description: 191 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Military history aficionados will find a bonanza of information and hours of reading pleasure in this heavily illustrated volume. The worlds 25 most important land armies are profiled with up-to-date details on the structures and components of each force. Political, physical, and local maps present a visual summary of each army, and help to explain regional policy and tactics. Diagrammatic artworks illustrate each armys capabilities, and are set up so that readers can make direct comparisons. The armies examined are those representing the nations of The United States, Canada, Britain, France, Germany, Greece, Russia, Spain, Italy, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, India, Pakistan, The Peoples Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Brazil, and Australia. Also discussed in detail are global deployment of peacekeeping forces, as well as the weapons systems of the various armies. Silhouette and line illustrations of military equipment are drawn to scale. Maps show national borders, centers of population, roads, rail systems, rivers, locations of border conflicts, and other pertinent features. There are more than 200 maps and illustrations in total.

ISBN: 9780764153433


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