Masters of the Battlefield: The World's Greatest Military Commanders and Their Battles, from Alexander the Great to Norman Schwarzkopf

Masters of the Battlefield: The World's Greatest Military Commanders and Their Battles, from Alexander the Great to Norman Schwarzkopf

by Phillip Thompson

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Overview

Written by one of Britain's most successful living commanders, Masters of the Battlefield examines the lives and tactics of 28 great military leaders, from Julius Caesar to Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf. Each general receives a spread containing a biography, list of important dates and battles, and map of his campaigns—with a special step-by-step full-color battle map devoted to his most famous victory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780233005676
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group Limited
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Series: Y
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 937,985
Product dimensions: 9.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Major General Julian Thompson CB OBE served in the Royal Marines for 34 years and commanded the Royal Marine Commandos and the two battalions of the Parachute Regiment during the Falklands War. Since retiring he has been a visiting professor at King’s College, London. His books include Carlton’s The 1916 Experience (2006), The Victory in Europe Experience (2005), and The Second World War in 100 Objects (2012).

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