The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography

The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography

by Alan Axelrod, Charles Phillips

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ISBN-13: 9780028619941
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/1997
Pages: 463
Product dimensions: 7.67(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.36(d)

Table of Contents

Abd-el-Kader
1(1)
Abrams, Creighton Williams, Jr.
2(1)
Adan, Avraham "Bren"
3(1)
Aetius, Flavius
4(1)
Agesilaus II
5(1)
Agricola, Gnaeus Julius
5(1)
Agrippa, Marcus Vipsanius
6(1)
Alanbrooke, Sir Alan Francis Brooke
7(1)
Alexander I
8(1)
Alexander III the Great
9(2)
Alexius I Comnenus
11(1)
Alfonso VIII
12(1)
Allen, Ethan
13(1)
Allenby, Edmund Henry Hynman, First Viscount
13(1)
Anderson, William C. ("Bloody Bill")
14(1)
Anson, George, Lord
15(1)
Anza, Juan Bautista de
15(1)
Arnim, Count Hans Georg of
16(1)
Arnold, Henry Harley ("Hap")
17(1)
Ataturk (Mustafa Kemal, Kemal Ataturk)
18(1)
Atkinson, Henry
19(1)
Attila the Hun
20(1)
Auchinleck, Sir Claude John Ayre
21(2)
Bainbridge, William
23(1)
Barry, John
23(1)
Belisarius
24(1)
Berthier, Louis Alexandre
25(1)
Blake, Robert
26(1)
Blucher, Gebhard Leberecht von
27(1)
Bolivar, Simon
28(2)
Botha, Louis
30(1)
Braddock, Edward
30(1)
Bradley, Omar Nelson
31(2)
Bragg, Braxton
33(1)
Brant, Joseph
34(1)
Breckinridge, John Cabell
35(1)
Brunswick, Frederick William, Duke of
36(1)
Budenny, Semen Mikhailovich
36(2)
Bugeaud de la Piconnerie, Thomas Robert, Duke of Isly
38(1)
Bulow, Friedrich Wilhelm von
38(1)
Burgoyne, John
39(1)
Burnside, Ambrose Everett
40(2)
Byng, Julian Hedworth George, First Viscount Byng of Vimy
42(2)
Caesar, Gaius Julius
44(1)
Campbell, Sir Colin, First Baron Clyde
45(1)
Canby, Edward Richard Spring
46(1)
Carleton, Sir Guy
47(1)
Carlson, Evans Fordyce
48(1)
Carnot, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite
49(1)
Cassius Longinus, Gaius
50(1)
Cato, Marcus Porcius Cato ("Cato the Elder")
50(1)
Cetshwayo
51(1)
Chaffee, Adna Romanza, Jr.
51(2)
Champlain, Samuel de
53(1)
Chandragupta Maurya
54(1)
Charlemagne (Karl Der Grosse, Carolus Magnus)
54(1)
Charles XII
55(2)
Chiang Kai-shek
57(3)
Chu Teh (Zhu De)
60(1)
Churchill, Sir Winston Spencer
61(2)
Cimon
63(1)
Cincinnatus, Lucius Quinctius
64(1)
Clark, George Rogers
65(1)
Clark, Mark Wayne
66(1)
Clausewitz, Karl Maria von
67(1)
Cochise
68(1)
Coenus
69(1)
Coligny, Gaspard II de
70(1)
Conde, Louis II de Bourbon, Prince of
70(2)
Constantine I the Great
72(1)
Cornwallis, Charles, First Marquess
73(1)
Cortes, Hernan
74(2)
Croesus
76(1)
Cromwell, Oliver
76(3)
Crook, George
79(1)
Cumberland, William Augustus, Duke of
80(1)
Cunningham, Sir Andrew Browne, First Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope
81(1)
Custer, George Armstrong
82(1)
Cyrus II the Great
83(2)
David
85(1)
Dayan, Moshe
86(1)
Decatur, Stephen
87(1)
De Gaulle, Charles (Andre-Marie-Joseph)
88(1)
Dewey, George
89(1)
Diocletian (Gaius Aurelius Vaerius Diocletianus)
90(1)
Dionysius I (Dionysius the Elder)
91(1)
Doniphan, Alexander William
92(1)
Donitz, Karl
92(1)
Doolittle, James ("Jimmy") Harold
93(1)
Doria, Andrea
94(1)
Du Pont, Samuel Francis
95(2)
Edward I Longshanks
97(1)
Edward III of Windsor
98(1)
Edward, The Black Prince
98(1)
Eisenhower, Dwight David
99(1)
Eugene, Prince of Savoy-Carignan
100(2)
Ewell, Richard Stoddert
102(2)
Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, Quintus
104(1)
Fairfax of Cameron, Sir Thomas Fairfax, 3d Baron
104(1)
Farragut, David Glasgow
105(1)
Feng, Yu-hsiang
106(1)
Foch, Ferdinand
107(2)
Foote, Andrew Hull
109(1)
Forrest, Nathan Bedford
109(1)
Franco (Bahamonde), Francisco (Paulin Hermenegildo Teodulo)
110(2)
Frederick I (Frederick Barbarossa, "Red Beard")
112(2)
Frederick William I
114(1)
Frederick II
114(2)
Frederick II the Great
116(1)
French, Sir John Denton Pinkstone, First Earl of Ypres
117(1)
Frunze, Mikhail Vasilyevich
118(2)
Gage, Thomas
120(1)
Galtieri, Leopoldo Fortunato
121(1)
Gates, Horatio
122(1)
Geiger, Roy Stanley
123(1)
Genghis Khan (Temujin)
124(1)
Geronimo
125(1)
Giap, Vo Nguyen
126(1)
Gibbon, John
127(1)
Gneisenau, August Wilhelm Anton, Count Neihardt von
128(1)
Gonzalo De Cordoba, Hernandez
129(1)
Gordon, Charles George ("Chinese Gordon")
130(1)
Goring, Hermann William
131(2)
Grant, Ulysses Simpson
133(3)
Grasse, Count Francois Joseph Paul de
136(1)
Greene, Nathanael
137(1)
Grierson, Benjamin Henry
138(1)
Guderian, Heinz
139(2)
Gustav II Adolf (Gustavus Adolphus)
141(2)
Hadrian (Publius Aelius Hadrianus)
143(1)
Haig, Alexander Meigs, Jr.
144(1)
Haig, Douglas, First Earl
144(1)
Halleck, Henry Wager
145(1)
Halsey, William Frederick, Jr.
146(2)
Hamilcar Barca
148(1)
Hamilton, Henry
149(1)
Hamilton, Sir Ian Standish Monteith
149(1)
Hancock, Winfield Scott
150(1)
Hannibal
151(1)
Hannibal Barca
152(1)
Hannibal Gisco
153(1)
Hardee, William Joseph
153(1)
Harrison, William Henry
154(2)
Hasegawa, Yoshimichi
156(1)
Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Earl of Moira and First Marquess of (Lord Rawdon)
156(1)
Henry II
157(2)
Henry V
159(1)
Heraclius
160(2)
Hill, Ambrose Powell
162(1)
Hill, Daniel Harvey
162(1)
Hill, Sir Rowland, First Viscount
163(1)
Hindenburg, Paul Ludwig Hans von
164(1)
Hitler, Adolf
165(3)
Ho Chi Minh
168(1)
Hooker, Joseph
169(1)
Houston, Sam(uel)
170(1)
Howard, Oliver Otis
171(1)
Howe, Richard, Earl
172(1)
Howe, Sir William, Second Earl
173(1)
Hull, Isaac
174(1)
Hung Hsiu-ch'uan
175(1)
Hunyadi, Janos
176(1)
Hussein, Saddam (Takriti)
177(2)
Ivan III the Great (Ivan Vasilievich)
179(2)
Jackson, Andrew
181(2)
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan ("Stonewall")
183(1)
James II
184(1)
Jellicoe, John Rushworth, First Earl
185(1)
Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc)
186(1)
Jodl, Alfred
187(1)
Joffre, Joseph Jacques Cesaire
188(1)
John I Zimisces
189(1)
John II Comnenus
189(1)
John III (John Sobieski)
190(1)
Johnston, Albert Sidney
191(1)
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
192(1)
Jomini, Antoine Henri, Baron de
193(1)
Jones, John Paul
194(1)
Chief Joseph
195(1)
Joubert, Petrus Jacobus
196(1)
Juel, Niels
197(1)
Junot, Jean Andoche, Duke of Abrantes
198(1)
Justinian I the Great
199(2)
Kalb, Johann (Baron de Kalb)
201(1)
Karageorge (George Petrovich)
201(1)
Kearny, Philip
202(1)
Kearny, Stephen Watts
203(2)
Keitel, Wilhelm
205(1)
Kesselring, Albert von
206(1)
Kimmel, Husband Edward
207(1)
King, Ernest Joseph
208(1)
Kinkaid, Thomas Cassin
209(1)
Kirby Smith, Edmund
210(1)
Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, First Earl Kitchener of Khartoum
211(1)
Kleber, Jean-Baptiste
212(1)
Kluck, Alexander von
213(1)
Knox, Henry
213(1)
Kolchak, Aleksandr Vasiliyevich
214(1)
Kosciusko, Tadeusz Andrezj Bonawentura
215(1)
Krueger, Walter
216(2)
Kuropotkin, Aleksei Nikolaevich
218(1)
Kutuzov, Mikhail Ilarionovich Golenischev, Prince of Smolensk
219(1)
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de
220(1)
Lally, Thomas Arthur, Count de
221(1)
Lannes, Jean, Duke of Montebello, Prince of Sievers
222(1)
Lasalle, Count Antoine Charles Louis
223(1)
La Tremoile, Louis II de, Viscount of Thouars
224(1)
Lawrence, James
225(1)
Lawrence, Stringer
225(1)
Lawrence, T(homas) E(dward)
226(1)
Lawton, Henry Ware
227(1)
Lee, Charles
228(1)
Lee, Fitzhugh
228(2)
Lee, Henry ("Light Horse Harry")
230(1)
Lee, Robert Edward
230(2)
Lefebvre, Francis Joseph, Duke of Danzig
232(2)
LeMay, Curtis Emerson
234(1)
Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul Emil von
235(1)
Liggett, Hunter
236(1)
Lincoln, Abraham
237(2)
Lin Piao
239(1)
Li Shih-min (T'ai Tsung)
240(1)
Li Tsung-jen
240(1)
Logan, John Alexander
241(1)
Longstreet, James
242(1)
Lucas, John Porter
243(1)
Ludendorff, Erich
244(2)
Luxembourg, Francois Henri de Montmorency-Boutteville, Duke of
246(1)
Lysander
247(2)
MacArthur, Douglas
249(2)
Macdonald, Jacques Etienne Joseph Alexandre, Duke of Taranto
251(1)
MacDonough, Thomas
252(1)
Machiavelli, Niccolo
253(1)
Mackensen, August von
254(1)
Mackenzie, Ranald Slidell
255(1)
Magruder, John Bankhead ("Prince John")
256(1)
Magsaysay, Ramon
257(1)
Mahan, Dennis Hart
258(1)
Mahmud of Ghazna
258(1)
Majorianus, Julius Valerius (Majorian)
259(1)
Mangin, Charles Marie Emmanuel
260(1)
Mannerheim, Carl Gustav Emil von
260(1)
Manstein, Erich von
261(1)
Mao Tse-tung
262(3)
Marcellus, Marcus Claudius
265(1)
Marcus Aurelius (Antoninus)
265(1)
Marion, Francis
266(1)
Marius, Gaius
267(1)
Marlborough, John Churchill, First Duke of
268(1)
Marmont, Auguste Frederic Louis Viesse de, Duke of Ragusa
269(2)
Marshall, George Catlett
271(1)
Martinet, Jean
272(1)
Massena, Andre, Duke of Rivoli and Prince of Essling
273(1)
Matsui, Iwane
274(1)
Matthias I Corvinus
275(1)
Maude, Sir Frederick Stanley
276(1)
Maurice (Flavius Tiberius Mauricius)
276(1)
Maximilian I. Duke and Elector of Bavaria
277(1)
Mazepa (Mazeppa), Ivan Stepanovich
278(1)
McClellan, George Brinton
278(2)
McCulloch, Ben
280(1)
McDowell, Irvin
280(1)
McMorris, Charles Horatio
281(1)
McNair, Lesley James
282(1)
Meade, George Gordon
283(2)
Medici, Giovanni de' ("The Invincible," "Giovanni of the Black Bands")
285(1)
Merrill, Frank Dow
285(1)
Middleton, Troy H.
286(1)
Miles, Nelson Appleton
287(2)
Minamoto, Yoshitsune (Ushiwaka)
289(1)
Mitchell, William ("Billy")
290(1)
Mitscher, Marc Andrew
291(1)
Model, Walther
292(1)
Mohammed II the Conqueror
293(1)
Moltke, Count Helmuth Johannes Ludwig von
294(1)
Moltke, Count Helmuth Karl Bernhard von
295(2)
Moncey, Bon Adrien Jeannot de, Duke of Conegliano
297(1)
Monck, George, First Duke of Albemarle
298(1)
Monmouth, James Scott, Duke of
299(1)
Montcalm, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm-Gozon, Marquis of
300(1)
Montgomery, Sir Bernard Law, First Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
301(2)
Montmorency, Anne, Duke of
303(1)
Montrose, James Graham, Marquess of
304(1)
Moreau, Jean Victor Marie
305(1)
Morgan, John Hunt
306(1)
Mortier, Edouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph, Duc de Treviso
306(2)
Mountbatten, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, Earl Mountbatten of Burma
308(2)
Murat, Joachim, King of Naples, Duke of Cleve and Berg
310(1)
Murray, Lord George
311(1)
Mussolini, Benito
312(3)
Napier, Charles James
315(1)
Napoleon I (Napoleon Bonaparte)
316(4)
Narses
320(1)
Navarro, Pedro, Count of Oliveto
320(1)
Nelson, Horatio, Viscount
321(2)
Nero, Gaius Claudius
323(1)
Ney, Michel, Prince de la Moskova, Duc of Elchingen
323(2)
Nicholas (Nikolai Nikolaevich Romanov), Grand Duke
325(1)
Nimitz, Chester William
325(2)
Nogi, Maresuke
327(1)
Norstad, Lauris
327(1)
Nurhachi
328(1)
Oda, Nohunaga
329(1)
Odaenathus, Septimius
330(1)
Oku, Yasukata
330(1)
Oldendorf, Jesse Bartlett
331(1)
Ord, Edward Otho Cresap
332(1)
Otto I the Great
332(2)
Oudinot, Nicolas Charles, Duke of Reggio
334(2)
Pappenheim, Count Gottfried Heinrich
336(1)
Patch, Alexander McCarrell, Jr.
336(1)
Pate, Randolph McCall
337(1)
Patton, George Smith
338(2)
Paulus, Friedrich von
340(2)
Pericles
342(1)
Perry, Matthew Calbraith
342(1)
Perry, Oliver Hazard
343(1)
Perseus
344(1)
Pershing, John Joseph
345(1)
Petain, Henri Philippe
346(2)
Peter I the Great
348(1)
Philip II
349(1)
Philip II Augustus
350(1)
Philopoemen
350(1)
Phraates IV
351(1)
Piccolomini, Prince Ottavio
352(1)
Pickett, George Edward
353(1)
Pizarro, Francisco
354(1)
Pompey the Great (Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus)
355(1)
Pope
356(1)
Porter, David
357(1)
Porter, David Dixon
358(1)
Potemkin, Prince Gregori Aleksandrovich
359(1)
Powell, Colin Luther
360(1)
Ptolemy I Soter
361(1)
Pulaski, Count Kazimierz (Casimir)
362(1)
Pyrrhus
363(2)
Quantrill, William Clarke
365(1)
Rabin, Yitzhak
366(1)
Raeder, Erich
366(1)
Richard I the Lion-Hearted
367(1)
Richard III
368(1)
Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal et Duc de
369(1)
Ridgway, Matthew Bunker
370(2)
Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Virneur, Count of
372(1)
Rodney, George Brydges, Baron
373(1)
Rommel, Erwin Johannes Eugen
374(1)
Rundstedt (Karl Rudolf), Gerd von
375(1)
Rupert, Prince, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria
376(2)
Saint-Cyr, Laurent Gouvion, Count (Marquis of)
378(1)
Saladin (Salah Ad-din Yusuf Ibn Ayyub, "Righteous of the Faith")
379(1)
Samori Toure
380(1)
Samsonov, Aleksandr Vasilievich
381(1)
Samudragupta
381(1)
Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
382(1)
Saxe, Hermann Maurice, Count
383(1)
Scharnhorst, Count Gerhard Johann David von
384(1)
Schlieffen, Count Alfred von
385(1)
Schwarzkopf, H(erbert) Norman
386(1)
Scipio Africanus Major (Publius Cornelius Scipio)
387(1)
Scott, Winfield
388(2)
Severus (Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax)
390(1)
Shaka (Chaka, Tshaka)
391(1)
Shapur I
392(1)
Sharon, Ariel
392(1)
Sheridan, Philip Henry
393(1)
Sherman, William Tecumseh
394(2)
Short, Walter Compbell
396(1)
Sims, William Sowden
397(1)
Sitting Bull (Tatanka Yotanka)
398(1)
Slim, Sir William Joseph
399(1)
Smuts, Jan Christiaan
400(2)
Soult, Nicolas Jean de Dieu, Duke of Dalmatia
402(1)
Stalin, Josef
403(3)
Steuben, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von
406(1)
Stilwell, Joseph Warren
406(2)
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (Jeb)
408(1)
Stuyvesant, Peter
409(1)
Suleiman I The Magnificent
410(1)
Sulla, Lucius Cornelius
411(2)
Takeda, Shingen (Harunobu)
413(1)
Tamerlane (Timur, Timur the Lane)
413(1)
Taylor, Zachary
414(1)
Tecumseh
415(1)
Tiglath-pileser III
416(1)
Tigranes
417(1)
Tilly, Count Johan Tserclaes
418(1)
Tito, Josip Broz
418(2)
Tojo, Hideki
420(1)
Trajan (Marcus Ulpius Traianus)
421(1)
Turenne, Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of
422(3)
Vandegrift, Alexander Archer
425(1)
Vandenburg, Hoyt Sanford
426(1)
Van Fleet, James Alward
427(1)
Vercingetorix
428(1)
Vespasian (Titus Flavius Vespasianus)
428(1)
Victor-Perrin, Claude, Duke of Belluno
429(2)
Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew IV
431(1)
Walker, William
432(1)
Wallenstein, Albert Eusebius von, Duke of Friedland and Mecklenburg, Prince of Sagan
433(1)
Washington, George
434(3)
Wayne, Anthony
437(1)
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of
438(2)
Westmoreland, William Childs
440(1)
Weyler y Nicolau, Valeriano
441(1)
Wilhelm II
442(1)
William I the Conqueror
443(1)
Wolfe, James
444(1)
Wood, Leonard
445(2)
Xerxes I
447(1)
Yamamoto, Isoroku
448(2)
Yamashita, Tomoyuki
450(1)
Yang Chien
451(1)
Yen Hsi-shan
451(2)
Zhukov, Georgi Konstantinovich
453

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They are all here, Alexander the Great to Colin Powell, usually a page and a half for each subject. No references, a list of suggested readings. For the military buff, but most of the information in general encyclopedias.