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Battlefields Past and Present

Published by Thunder Bay Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster


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About The Book

Battlefields Past and Present explores the history of armed conflict using archival photos presented side by side with modern images.

Witness the evolution of historic battlefields in this remarkable visual guide that includes more than 200 photographs of landscapes and urban spaces where the world’s most significant combats took place. Archival images are presented side by side with modern views to show change through the course of history. Battlefields Past and Present shows readers these changes—from the First Battle of Bull Run in 1861 to the fall of Saigon in 1975. This selection of battlefields from the U.S. Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War provides insight into how conflict can shape our cities and landscapes. A lenticular cover with archival and modern photographs of the Battle of Chancellorsville from the U.S. Civil War offers readers a preview of what’s inside.

About The Author

Peter Darman has a degree in history and international relations and a postgraduate degree in history. After college he moved to London, where he became a research officer in the Defence Intelligence Staff in Whitehall. He left military intelligence in 1990 to join the publishing industry as an editor, specializing in books on history and military history. He worked for more than 20 years in the publishing industry before becoming a full-time writer in 2012. To date he has published over 50 fiction and nonfiction titles. He currently lives in Lincolnshire with his wife Karen.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (January 30, 2024)
  • Length: 160 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781667205151

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