By Spencer C. Tucker
From Alexander the nice and Attila the Hun to Ho Chi Minh and Colin Powell, 500 nice army Leaders presents readers with perception into the main leading edge and well-liked people who have led armies to victory on battlefields around the globe. The vast assurance levels from army leaders from the traditional global to the current day, together with political figures who directed warfare efforts and people who have been accountable for significant technological advancements. This encyclopedia is going past offering actual information regarding every one individual's existence to delve into the better ancient context and influence on their contemporaries in addition to on destiny army historical past. The presentation of knowledge is designed to let readers to either discover the sluggish evolution of war over the years and obviously understand the variations in strategies utilized by generals with various army assets at their disposal.
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Because the Ottomans considered Georgia within their sphere of influence, the Safavid occupation led to renewed war between the two empires in 1616. The Ottomans invaded Armenia with a large army and laid siege to its largest city, Yerevan (Erevan), but were forced to raise the siege in the winter of 1616–1617, suffering major casualties from both the cold and the Safavid forces. A year later, the Ottomans again invaded and moved against Tabriz. The Safavids ambushed part of the invading army, leading to peace talks in which the Ottomans agreed to recognize Safavid control of both Azerbaijan and Georgia.
365–December 410) Ruler of the Visigoths (West Goths). Born around 365 in Peuce Island at the mouth of the Danube (now part of Romania), Alaric led mercenary Visigoth troops in campaigns of Roman emperor Theodosius I against the western usurper Eugenius (394). On the death of Theodosius in January 395, the empire was divided among his two sons: Arcadius, who assumed rule of the eastern part of the empire, and Honorius, who took over the western portions. In the eastern empire Arcadius yielded effective authority to his prefect Rufinus, while in the western empire General Stilicho exercised effective rule for Honorius, still a minor.
Population security progressed. S. forces were incrementally withdrawn, their missions taken over by the improving South Vietnamese. S. Army general Creighton W. Abrams Jr. S. forces in the Vietnam War during 1968–1972. As chief of staff of the army during 1972–1974, Abrams played a major role in rebuilding the army. S. Army chief of staff. In this position he set about dealing with the myriad problems as a consequence of the Vietnam War, concentrating on readiness and on the well-being of the soldiers.
500 Great Military Leaders, 2 Volumes by Spencer C. Tucker