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An in-depth reference guide to the major battles, individuals and weapons that have shaped warfare for more than 100 years.
By Gary Jeffey
When the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979, the United States was in the middle of a war of words with Afghanistans neighbor Iran. The U.S. government along with many other countries supported the rebels in an attempt to remove the influence of the U.S.S.R. from this region. The conflict...
By Terry Deary
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the WOEFUL SECOND WORLD WAR, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. With a bold new look, these bestselling titles are sure...
By Terry Deary
Helps readers discover all the foul facts about the first world war, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps ad dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets.
National Geographic Kids Everything Battles captures all of the action and valour of the battlefield, as well as the trappings that go with it. Kids will browse eye-popping photographs and illustrations, as they peruse fascinating facts and information about Armor, weapons, uniforms, technology, military jets, battleships, military technology, top-secret intelligence...
By Jeremy Smith
The Lost Words series provides an authentic picture of life in history through first-hand accounts. Powerful and emotive, these books ensure the reader gains a full understanding of what life was like.