This high interest book delves into the compositions, command structures, and histories of the greatest armies in the world. Beginning with ancient armies from Egypt, Greece, and Assyria, this title takes readers on a tour through the development of armies in the Middle Ages, early modern history, and during the most notable conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries. Special focus is given to prominent contemporary armies, and the structure and history of the U.S. Army, in particular.
Series: The World's Armed Forces
Interest Level: Grades 7-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1090
ISBN: 9781622751396 (Print) 9781622751402 (E-book)