By Mark Grossman
Spanning the years from the start of recorded historical past to the fashionable day. ''World army Leaders: A Biographical Dictionary'' profiles the influential army leaders whose activities brought on huge, immense swap on this planet round them. From grasp strategists akin to Alexander the good, Charlemagne, and Napoleon to the nice tacticians, together with Decatur, Hannibal, and Rommel, this accomplished A-to-Z biographical dictionary will function an imperative consultant to the scholar and armed forces buff alike. Entries comprise Alexander III, Napoleon Bonaparte, Oliver Cromwell, Dwight David Eisenhower, Tommy Ray Franks, Genghis Khan, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, Robert Edward Lee, Douglas MacArthur, Horatio Nelson, John Joseph Pershing, Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, Saladin, Sir William Wallace, Isoroku, Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov, and extra.
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As soon as his control was confirmed, Alexander gathered together his father’s army, made up of some 30,000 well-armed and well-trained troops, and marched toward Asia Minor to put into action his father’s scheme to control that portion of the world. , Alexander marched north toward the Balkans, vanquishing the tribe known as the Triballians and crossing the Danube River to destroy the settlement of Getae. He was then informed that the Illyrians had seized Pelion, an important tactical vantage point that enabled them to control the northern passes.
For this service to his nation, he was promoted to field marshal in 1919 and given the peerage of Viscount Allenby of Megiddo. Following the end of the First World War, Allenby was named high commissioner of Egypt, serving from 1919 to 1925. Although he was considered a moderate leader, he took strong measures against radical elements in Egyptian society following the assassination of Sir Oliver Lee Stack, the Egyptian army’s sirdar, or commander in chief. In 1925, Allenby retired from the military to serve as rector of Edinburgh University in Scotland.
At least 33 of these were completed, according 14 Allenby, Edmund Henry Hynman, first viscount Allenby of Megiddo to the “Burghal Hidage,” a document that dates from the reign of Alfred’s son Edward. These places grew into towns, many of which took the word burh in their name, later modernized to bury and borough. However, in either late 892 or early 893 (historians disagree about the exact date), another Danish invasion took place. More than 330 ships landed, in one wave at Appledore and another under Hæsten at Milton in Kent.
World Military Leaders: A Biographical Dictionary by Mark Grossman