"This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." Military Review
A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare.
From reviews of the first edition:
"There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since the days of Gen. George Washington." Russell F. Weigley
"A superior synthesis. Well written, nicely organized, remarkably comprehensive, and laced with facts." Military Affairs