A collection of essays profiling: Alexander the Great; Ghenghis Khan; Napoleon Bonaparte; Horatio Nelson; John J. Pershing; Erwin Rommell; Curtis LeMay.From the foreword: In selecting the seven great commanders presented in this volume, the contributors sought to cover a wide spectrum of military endeavor, encompassing a very broad time-frame, different nationalities and cultures, and representatives from ground, sea, and air warfare. The commanders selected were masters of warfare in their particular time and environment. Each capitalized upon the social, political, ecomic, and techlogical conditions of his day to forge successful military forcees and win significant and teworthy victories that profoundly altered the world in which he lived.
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Christopher R Gabel, General of the Armies George C Marshall Chair of Military History and Director James H Willbanks