For millennia, wars have raged across the world, splintering nations, creating empires, and triggering widespread human suffering. But why are countries propelled into battle? What determines victory or defeat? And how have key wars altered the course of history? This title answers these questions through the stories of 25 major world conflicts.
About the Author
Charles Messenger is a former British soldier turned military historian. He is the author of The D-Day Atlas and The Day We Won the War: Turning Point at Amiens, 8 August 1918, as well as numerous other books on military history and defence matters, ranging from campaign studies and biographies to weaponry and regimental histories. A defence analyst, specializing in examining conflicts of the past to draw lessons for the future, he has also written and helped to direct a number of television documentary series. He has lectured on both sides of the Atlantic and taught military history in the United States.
Dimensions : 19.3 x 2.2 x 27.2 cm
Publisher,Quercus Publishing Publication Date, Format, Hardcover Weight, 500 g No. of Pages, 208