Elephants have been deployed as weapons for centuries, particularly in South and South-East Asia, where war elephants constituted the bulk of most armies in the region from antiquity right up to the 19th century. This book offers an insight into the incredible history of these "living tanks," focusing on the design of the equipment and armament that made them so terrifying, particularly the development and structure of the fighting tower. The author, Konstantin S. Nossov goes on to trace the battle history of war elephants ...

War Elephants 2008, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781846032684

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