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 periods and conflicts about which the reader is likely to want information, up to and including the Persian Gulf War. It provides detailed biographies of the most interesting and important figures in military history from 1453 to the present day, a series of maps showing the main theatres of war, a glossary of common words and phrases, an accessible and user-friendly A-Z layout, and a unique and invaluable source of information for the student and general reader alike.
John Keegan is the Defence Correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and has published numerous books, including A History of Warfare (1994), Churchill's Generals (1991), and the Routledge Who Was Who in World War Two (1995) Andrew Wheatcroft is a lecturer at Stirling University and has written extensively on military and historical topics. He is the author of War, Peace and Peoples; Nicholas II: a Photographic Biography and The Habsburg Empire.