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Technology of War

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The military challenges of today are very different to those of the past. Smaller conflicts that require a quick response are more common, as is the threat of terrorism.

An amazing range of new technology has been developed to respond to these challenges, from one-billion-dollar stealth bombers, through to cheap mini-computers carried by soldiers on the battlefield. This b
Paperback, 48 pages
Published 2013 by Scholastic, Inc.
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Sep 03, 2013 rated it liked it
A high-interest, visually-appealing book for boys, Technology of War provides a detailed look at many modern gadgets and machines in use by today's military. Middle-school boys who are already interested in this subject will likely be very happy with the level of detail provided by the author.

The drawbacks of this title are primarily the lack of photo captions and its coldness. Some of the photos are fantastic, but it would be nice to know exactly what you are looking at - "Is that an F15? Is t
Tina Mcconkie
May 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
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I bought this book at the school book fair. When I reached my classroom, I have four boy begging me to let the read it . . . that was before I even entered the room. I found the photographs in this book amazing. The words were a little difficult for fourth graders, but that did not stop them. I was disappointed that the photographs were not labeled very well. It was a well interesting read. I am puzzled that no mention of the damage the weapons in this book cause, either in human lives lost or t ...more
Nov 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
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good starter book for anyone who is interested in what technology is used in war. Book has nice pictures and diagrams.
Nikhil Parikh
Mar 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Good but missing the fact that people do die in war kind of acting like death is fictional
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