Book Description: Bobbs-Merrill, New York, 1980. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 6 1/2"- 9". here views this evolutionary process not only as a historical study of a crucially important aspect of human behavior, but also - and more importantly - as a way of gaining perspective for understanding the potentialities of modern weapons, techniques, and technologies; and for forecasting realistically how these may be applied in future wars. This book deals with ideas, with technology, with the drama and horror of battle.it is an entertaining account of the most significant weapons human ingenuity has been able to invent. It discusses weapon effectiveness in terms of lethality, and through this discussion permits commentary on the essence of warfare." The book has been signed on the title page by Colonel Trecor N. Dupuy. Signed by Author.