Ground War

Learn the transformation of war technology and weaponry that has changed warfare.


  • Command and Control

    Command and Control considers the ways armies have used the terrain of the battlefield.
  • Battlefield Mobility

    Explores mobility on the battlefield.
  • Warrior Weapons

    Warrior Weapons traces the evolution of soldiers and their gear.

About Ground War

Ground War explores the transformative technological advances that have defined battlefield combat through the ages. From the gladius to the AK-47, from the chariot to the tank, from the trebuchet to the howitzer, and from the battle ramp to the star fort, the series follows the fascinating punch and counterpunch of battle tactics and new technologies.