"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