Who's Who in Military History looks at those people who have shaped the course of war. Broad in geographical and chronological scope, it concentrates on all the major periods and conflicts in history, from 1453 up to and including the Persian Gulf War. It provides:
* detailed biographies of the most interesting and important figures in military history
* a series of maps showing the main theatres of war
* a glossary of common words and phrases
* a unique and valuable source of information for both the student and the general reader.