500 Great Military Leaders, 2 Volumes by Spencer C. Tucker PDF

By Spencer C. Tucker

ISBN-10: 1598847589

ISBN-13: 9781598847581

From Alexander the good and Attila the Hun to Ho Chi Minh and Colin Powell, 500 nice army Leaders offers readers with perception into the main cutting edge and well-liked people who have led armies to victory on battlefields around the globe. The large insurance levels from army leaders from the traditional international to the current day, together with political figures who directed warfare efforts and people who have been answerable for significant technological advancements. This encyclopedia is going past delivering authentic information regarding each one individual's lifestyles to delve into the larger ancient context and effect on their contemporaries in addition to on destiny army heritage. The presentation of data is designed to allow readers to either discover the sluggish evolution of conflict through the years and obviously understand the variations in strategies utilized by generals with various army assets at their disposal.

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Habib, Irfan, ed. Akbar and His India. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Marshall, Julia. Akbar. Washington, DC: MidEast Publications, 1996. Moreland, William Harrison. India at the Death of Akbar. Delhi, India: South Asia Books, 1996. Alanbrooke, Sir Alan Francis Brooke, First Viscount (1883–1963) British Army general and chief of the Imperial General Staff. Born on July 23, 1883, in Bagnères de Bigorre, France, Alan Brooke graduated from the Royal Artillery School at Woolwich and was commissioned in the Royal Artillery in 1902.

M. Generalissimos of the Western Roman Empire. Edmonton, Canada: University of Alberta Press, 1983. Agrippa, Marcus Vipsanius (ca. 63–12 BCE) Roman general and statesman. Agrippa was born circa 63 BCE near Rome into a family of recent wealth. He was about the same age as Gaius Octavius (Octavian, the future emperor Augustus). The two were educated together and became close friends. Thus associated with the family of Julius Caesar, Agrippa probably fought in Caesar’s campaign of 46–45 BCE against Gnaeus Pompeius, ending in the Battle of Munda.

Morocco since 1830: A History. London: Hurst, 2000. Woolman, David S. Rebels in the Rif: Abd el Krim and the Rif Rebellion. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1968. Abrams, Creighton Williams, Jr. S. Army general and army chief of staff (1972–1974). S. Military Academy, West Point, in 1936 and was posted to the 7th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Bliss, Texas. Promoted to captain, in 1940 he volunteered for the newly formed armored force. Abrams first rose to professional prominence as a lieutenant colonel and commander of a tank battalion that often spearheaded General George Patton’s Third Army in the drive across Europe.

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