MASTERS OF THE BATTLEFIELD: THE WORLD'S GREATEST MILITARY COMMANDERS AND THEIR BATTLES, FROM ALEXANDER THE GREAT TO NORMAN SCHWARZKOPF
Featuring 28 detailed maps, this illuminating volume offers expert analysis of some of history’s most important battles, uncovering the individual genius of each commander.
Written by one of Britain’s most successful living battlefield commanders, Masters of the Battlefield examines the lives and tactics of 28 of the world’s greatest military leaders, from Julius Caesar to Stormin’ Norman Schwarzkopf. Each general receives a double-page spread containing a biography, a list of important dates and battles, and a map showing all his campaigns—plus a specially commissioned step-by-step full-color battle map that illustrates and discusses his most famous victory in detail. Major General Thompson’s expert analysis helps readers grasp the individual genius of every commander, from Alexander the Great to Hannibal, Rommel to MacArthur.