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 campaignswith a special step-by-step full-color battle map devoted to his most famous victory.
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).