How Great Generals Win

ISBN-10: 0393323161

ISBN-13: 9780393323160

Edition: 2002

Authors: Bevin Alexander

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Alexander gives a narrative account of military campaigns that succeeded by brilliant strategy more than by direct force. The reader accompanies those who fought, from Roman legionaries and Mongol horsemen to World War I Tommies and Desert Rats.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Bevin Alexander is the author of five books on military history, & his battle studies of the Korean War, written during his decorated service as a combat historian, are stored in the National Archives. He lives in Bremo Bluff, Virginia.

Introduction: The Rules of War Are Simple but Seldom Followed
The General Who Beat Hannibal
Mongol Secrets: Velocity and Deception
Napoleon and Wars of Annihilation
Stonewall Jackson: "Mystify, Mislead, and Surprise"
Sherman: The General Who Won the Civil War
Palestine 1918: Breaking the Deadlock of Trench Warfare
Mao Zedong: The Winning of China
France 1940: Victory by Surprise
The Desert Fox Rommel and Germany's Lost Chance
MacArthur: A Jekyll and Hyde in Korea
The Enduring Unity of War
Selected Bibliography
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