Northamptonshire, England (PRWEB) August 30, 2014
In his book “The History of Strategic Thought” (published by Xlibris UK) author Philip Goodall has written a review of the historical background of the wars throughout human history. It ranges from the ancient battle strategies of the Greek Phalanxes and Roman battle formations to the ingenious battlefield maneuvers and logistics that won the Second World War.
This highly-detailed book on war gives readers a multi-faceted account on what it takes to wage a war and how to ultimately prevent it. It cites the careers of legendary generals such as Alexander, Hannibal, Julius Cesar and Napoleon to show how they achieved total victory in both battlefield and political settings. This book also encompasses the economic side of warfare and shows how a good economy and supply line could mean the difference between victory and defeat.
This book also gives readers an in-depth and sobering look at the casualties and costs of war. “The History of Strategic Thought” was primarily created by the author to show readers the effects of war and how it has shaped human history.
“The History of Strategic Thought”
By Philip Goodall
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 172 pages | ISBN 9781499087598
Softcover | 6x9 in | 172 pages | ISBN 9781499087604
E-Book | 172 pages | ISBN 9781499087611
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Philip Goodall was eight years old when his father died, and his mother sold their house and went back to her parents. Six months later his great aunt died and she left all her money to him with his uncle as the executor. He spent 10 years at boarding school, and then entered the RAF to meet the legal requirement to do his national service. He went to the RAF College and learnt to fly; trained on jet aircraft, flew the Canberra, Valiant, Vulcan and then seconded to the US Air Force and flew the B-52 and KC-135 and worked at the Headquarters of Strategic Air Command where the western world’s nuclear deterrent was planned.
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