This copy of Lieutenant – Colonel Neill Malcolm’s work was undertaken after receiving many requests from wargamers and military history enthusiasts concerning more information regarding... More > the campaign and battles of the Austro-Prussian War of 1866.
I have endeavoured to keep strictly to Malcolm’s text throughout; however, owing to some rather old-fashioned expressions being used here and there I have substituted many of these into a more modern and easily understandable form for the benefit of the reader.
Graham J. Morris (Battlefield Anomalies)< Less
Volume 3 of this series include: the battles of Malplaquet, Fontenoy, and Lauffeldt; a portrait of Helmut Von Moltke, the battle of Poltava, and visits to the sites of the battles of Neerwinden,... More > Solferino and Oudenarde.< Less
Volume 2 of this series include a portrait of Naploeon in 1812 and detailed research into the following battles: Heilsberg, Eylau, Ligny, Koniggratz and the Battle of Spicheren. The book is... More > illustrated throughout with maps, pictures and photographs.< Less
Battles shape history, and great commanders, like great poets and artists have their own place in the world of creativity- The Art of War. To all those who consider that war is a curse on humanity I... More > can say only this, given the fact that I too share this view, over the millennia the human race has never found a viable solution to armed confrontation.
Although I do not profess to be the font of all knowledge when it comes to wars and conflicts, I do hope that the descriptions of the battles and campaigns, as well as the thumb nail sketches of great commanders will go some way to improving the present tarnished image that all things military seems to have acquired.< Less