A Military History of the Western World: From the American Civil War to the End of World War II

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Da Capo Press, Aug 22, 1987 - History - 678 pages
General Fuller is already admitted to be the most original and influential military thinker that Great Britain has ever produced; now he must be reckoned as one of her major military historians...an excellence which it would be impertinent to praise.

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Major General J.F.C. Fuller (1878-1966) was one of the most important and original military thinkers of this century. He served as lieutenant in the Boer War, organized the first British tank corps in World War I, and developed the strategy and tactics of tank warfare which were later put to such effective use by the Nazis for their World War II blitzkriegs. His many books include A Military History of the Western World (3 volumes), The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant, Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant, and The Generalship of Alexander the Great, all of which are available from Da Capo Press/Perseus Book Group.

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