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By Spencer C. Tucker

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From Alexander the nice and Attila the Hun to Ho Chi Minh and Colin Powell, 500 nice army Leaders presents readers with perception into the main leading edge and widespread people who have led armies to victory on battlefields around the world. The vast insurance levels from army leaders from the traditional global to the current day, together with political figures who directed conflict efforts and those that have been liable for significant technological advancements. This encyclopedia is going past supplying real information regarding each one individual's existence to delve into the larger ancient context and effect on their contemporaries in addition to on destiny army background. The presentation of data is designed to allow readers to either notice the slow evolution of battle through the years and obviously understand the variations in strategies utilized by generals with various army assets at their disposal.

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ISBN 978-1-59884-757-4 (alk. paper) — ISBN 978-1-59884-758-1 (ebook) 1. Military biography. 2. Generals—Biography. I. Tucker, Spencer, 1937– editor. II. Title: Five hundred great military leaders. 0092'2—dc23 2014014853 ISBN: 978-1-59884-757-4 EISBN: 978-1-59884-758-1 19 18 17 16 15 1 2 3 4 5 This book is also available on the World Wide Web as an eBook. com for details. O. Box 1911 Santa Barbara, California 93116-1911 This book is printed on acid-free paper Manufactured in the United States of America For Charles C.

It was said that in this deed Valentinian had “cut off his left hand with his right,” for Aetius was the last great Roman imperial general. In 476 the Western Roman Empire passed under barbarian control. Spencer C. Tucker Further Reading Burns, Thomas. The Barbarians within the Gates of Rome: A Study of Roman Military Policy and the Barbarians, ca. 375–425. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994. Gibbon, Edward. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. 7 vols. Edited by J. B.

As chief of staff of the army during 1972–1974, Abrams played a major role in rebuilding the army. S. Army chief of staff. In this position he set about dealing with the myriad problems as a consequence of the Vietnam War, concentrating on readiness and on the well-being of the soldiers. , on September 4, 1974. However, before his death he had set a course of reform and rebuilding of the army that reached fruition in the Persian Gulf War (1991). Lewis Sorley Further Reading Davidson, Phillip B.

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