This book offers a compilation of biographies of the world's leading soldiers, sailors and airmen, from earliest times right up to the Gulf War. From Agrippa to Zhukov via Cromwell, Hitler, Napoleon, and Schwarzkopf, the 3,000 entries in this reference work provide detailed profiles of the world's greatest military leaders and thinkers. Each entry includes an overview of the subject and details of the major wars, battles and campaigns in which they participated and a narrative of their life, including an evaluation of the subject's character, abilities and contributions, together with a brief bibliography of books on each subject.
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Number of pages: 834
Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm
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