Half Title Page.
Consultants and Contributors.
1: To 500 CE: Chariots and Swords.
3: Key Development: The First Warriors.
4: Stone and Bone Weapons.
5: Early Metal Weapons.
6: Ancient Siege Warfare: The Siege of Lachish.
7: Ancient Egyptian Weaponry.
8: Key Development: Hoplites and Phalanxes.
9: Hoplite Armor and Weapons.
10: Phalanx and Cavalry: The Battle of Issus.
11: Greek Trireme: Olympias.
12: Key Development: The Roman War Machine.
13: Roman Legionary’s Armor and Weapons.
14: Key Development: The Engineering of Roman Conquest.
15: Roman Fortification: Arbeia Fort.
16: Enemies of Rome.
17: Key Development: Asian Traditions.
18: An Ancient Chinese Army: Terracotta Warriors.
19: 500–1500: Knights and Bowmen.
21: Key Development: The Weapons of Early Medieval Europe.
22: Viking Weaponry and Armor.
23: Viking Longship: Havhingsten Fra Glendalough.
24: Anglo-Saxons and Normans.
25: Dark Ages Invasion Force: The Battle of Hastings.
26: Key Development: Armored Cavalry in Medieval Europe.
27: Knights’ Armor and Weapons.
28: Full Steel Plate Protection: Medieval Armor.
29: Knights’ Helmets.
30: A Clash of Knights: The Battle of Bouvines.
31: European Swords.
32: Key Development: Medieval Infantry.
33: Infantry Armor and Weapons.
34: Medieval Archers.
35: Long Range Power: Crossbow.
36: Medieval Knights and Bowmen: The Battle of Crécy.
37: Key Development: Sieges and the Art of Fortification.
38: Medieval Fortification: Bodiam Castle.
39: Key Development: Gunpowder Makes Its Mark.
40: Siege Engines and Early Cannon.
41: Key Development: Arab and Turkish Conflict.
42: The Middle East.
43: The Crusades.
44: Key Development: East Asian Warfare.
45: Mongol Armor and Weapons.
46: Steppe Horsemen: The Mongols at War.
47: East Asian Weapons and Armor.
48: Epic Fortification: The Great Wall of China.
49: Key Development: Warriors of Pre-Columbian America.
50: Pre-Columbian Weaponry.
51: New World Conquest: Aztecs and Conquistadors.
52: 1500–1680: Pikes and Gunpowder.
54: Key Development: Pikes and Muskets.
55: Field Artillery and Naval Cannon.
56: European Infantry Armor and Weapons.
57: Simple but Effective Firearm: Matchlock Musket.
58: Pike and Matchlock Musket: The Battle of White Mountain.
59: Key Development: From Lance to Pistol.
60: Cavalry Armor and Weapons.
61: Key Development: The Islamic Empires at War.
62: Ottoman Armor and Weapons.
63: Cavalry and Cannon: The Battle of Mohacs.
64: Mughal Armor and Weapons.
65: Key Development: Conflict in East Asia.
66: East Asian Swords.
67: East Asian Weapons.
68: Japanese Armor.
69: Samurai and Foot Soldiers: The Siege of Osaka Castle.
70: Key Development: European Naval Warfare.
71: Mediterranean Galley: Galera Real.
72: Galley Warfare: The Battle of Lepanto.
73: 1680–1815: Flintlock and Bayonet.
75: Key Development: 18th-Century Uniformed Armies.
76: Uniforms of European Armies.
77: Plug, Socket, and Sword Bayonets.
78: 18th-Century Swords.
79: 18th-Century Guns.
80: Flintlock Muskets and Bayonets: The Battle of Fontenoy.
81: Riflemen of the American Revolution.
82: Weapons, Uniforms, and Kit of the American Revolution.
83: Key Development: The Development of Siege Warfare.
84: Field and Siege Artillery.
85: Early Modern Siege Warfare: The Siege of Namur.
86: Key Development: Armies of the Revolutionary Era.
87: French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Infantry.
88: Uniforms of Chasseur and Cuirassier.
89: British Uniform and Kit of the Napoleonic Wars.
90: Weapons of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
91: Forefather of the Modern Rifle: Baker Rifle.
92: Cavalry and the Infantry Square: The Battle of Waterloo.
93: Key Development: Naval Battles in the Age of Sail.
94: Naval Guns and Kit.
95: Carronades and Other Naval Guns.
96: Navigation and Communication at Sea.
97: Naval Swords.
98: Naval Combat in the Age of Sail: The Battle of the Nile.
99: Weapons, Uniform, and Kit of an Ordinary British Sailor.
100: British Naval Officers’ Uniform.
101: 18th-Century Ship of the Line: HMS Victory.
102: 1815–1914: Industry and Imperialism.
104: Key Development: The Beginnings of Modern Warfare.
105: Flintlock Muskets and Breech-Loading Rifles.
106: Flintlock and Percussion Pistols and Early Revolvers.
107: Metallic-Cartridge Pistols.
108: Early Repeating Rifles.
109: Uniforms and Insignia of 19th-Century Armies.
110: Early Industrial Warfare: The Battle of Antietam.
111: American Civil War Uniforms.
112: Infantry and Cavalry Swords and Bayonets.
113: Muzzle-Loading Artillery.
114: Key Development: The Wars of Empires.
115: Manually Loaded Repeater Rifles.
117: A New Kind of Firepower: Gatling Gun.
118: Breech-Loading Artillery.
119: Imperial Firepower: The Battle of Omdurman.
120: Clothing and Weapons of Africa and Oceania.
121: Self-Loading Pistols.
122: Guerrilla Warfare: Second Boer War.
123: Military Medals before 1914.
124: Key Development: Steam, Ironclads, and The First Battleships.
126: The Age of Steam and Big Gun: The Battle of Tsushima.
127: Pre-Dreadnought Battleship: Mikasa.
128: Early Cruisers.
129: Torpedo Boats, Destroyers, and Submarines.
130: 1914–1945: The World Wars.
132: Key Development: Trench Warfare.
133: Uniforms and Equipment.
134: Heavy Machine-Guns.
135: Light Machine-Guns and Machine-Pistols.
136: World War I Defenses: Bayernwald Trench.
137: Field Guns, Siege Guns, and Howitzers.
138: Trench-Fighting Weapons.
139: Trench Warfare: The Battle of Arras.
140: Tanks and Armored Vehicles.
141: World War I Tank: Mark V Tank.
142: Communications Equipment of World War I.
143: Key Development: The Growth of Air Power.
144: Reconnaissance and Fighter Aircraft.
145: Bomber Aircraft.
146: Fighter and Fighter-Bomber Aircraft 1939–42.
147: Fighter and Fighter-Bomber Aircraft 1943–45.
148: Bomber Aircraft 1939–42.
149: Bomber Aircraft 1943–45.
150: World War II Long-Range Heavy Bomber: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.
151: Bombs and Missiles of World War II.
152: Transport, Reconnaissance, and Liaison Aircraft.
153: Communications and Code-Breaking Equipment of World War II.
154: World War Era Medals.
155: Key Development: Battles at Sea in the World Wars.
156: Capital Ships.
157: Super-Dreadnought Battleship: USS Texas.
159: Destroyers and Escorts.
161: Amphibious Invasion: The Normandy Landings.
162: Key Development: Air and Sea Battles.
163: Aircraft Carriers.
164: Carrier and Maritime Strike Aircraft.
165: Air–Sea Combat: The Battle of Leyte Gulf.
166: Key Development: Tanks and Infantry in World War II.
167: Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles.
168: Axis Armored Fighting Vehicles.
169: World War II Armored Vehicle: T-34 Tank.
170: Anti-Tank Weapons.
171: Trucks, Half-Tracks, and Light Vehicles.
172: Uniforms and Equipment.
173: Self-Loading Rifles.
174: Personal Weapons.
175: Water- and Air-Cooled Machine-Guns.
177: Airborne Assault: Operation Market Garden.
178: Airborne Forces Uniform and Kit.
179: Resistance Weapons and Equipment.
180: Nuclear Warfare: The Bombing of Hiroshima.
181: 1945–Present: The Nuclear Age.
183: Key Development: The Cold War Era.
184: Nuclear Bombers and Interceptors.
185: Nuclear Attack Submarine: USS Nautilus.
186: Key Development: Guerrillas and Terrorists.
187: Assault Rifles.
188: Infantry Firepower.
189: US Marine Uniform and Kit.
190: Close Air Support: Operation Cedar Falls.
192: Attack/Reconnaissance Helicopter: AH-64 Apache.