WORLD MILITARY LEADERS: A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY
Author: Mark Grossman
Publisher: CHECKMARK BOOKS, Oct 2007
From 3500 BCE to the present, this dictionary presents leaders whose actions precipitated enormous change in the world. From master strategists such as Alexander the Great to great tacticians, this is an indispensable guide. B&W photos & illus; 7x8 inches, 432 pgs.
"...should be considered by college & public libraries with an interest in military biography..." - Booklist
"...strongly recommended addition to school & community World History & Military History reference collections, as well as a being a fascinating & informative browse for military & history buffs." - Midwest Book Review
Encompassing commanders from the beginning of recorded history to the present, World Military Leaders: A Biographical Dictionary profiles the influential military leaders throughout history. Spanning the centuries from 3500 BCE to the present, this comprehensive A-to-Z dictionary presents the stories of the military leaders whose actions precipitated enormous change in the world around them. From master strategists such as Alexander the Great, Charlemagne, & Napoleon to the great tacticians, including Decatur, Hannibal, & Rommel, this complete reference will serve as an indispensable guide to the student & military buff alike.
* Alexander III
* Napoleon Bonaparte
* Oliver Cromwell
* Dwight David Eisenhower
* Tommy Ray Franks
* Genghis Khan
* Horatio Herbert Kitchener
* Robert Edward Lee
* Douglas MacArthur
* Horatio Nelson
* John Joseph Pershing
* Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel,
* Sir William Wallace
* Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov
* & many more.
About the Author:
Mark Grossman is a professional writer specializing in American & world history. His works include Encyclopedia of the Interwar Years from Facts On File & The Encyclopedia of the Persian Gulf War.