|Author:||Michael L. Lanning|
|Title:||The Military 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Leaders of All Time|
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|Publisher:||Citadel (October 1, 2002)|
This book is more about the most influential military leaders of all time IN THE WEST. But they are among the greatest and most influential military leaders in world history, far more important than many on Lanning's list. That's what Michael Hart, the originator of the 100 lists, did in his book. Why should Mao be so low ( Wellington be above Marlborough, and Lin Piao and Chiang Kai-shek be even on the list at all? Judging by Lanning's criterion for his rankings, the most influential military leader of all time, in my opinion, is unfortunately Adolf Hitler, whose legacy the whole world will have to live with forever.
The Military 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Military Leaders of All Time. The list below is from the book The Military 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Military Leaders of All Time (Carol Publishing Group/Citadel Press: Secaucus, New Jersey, 1996), written by Michael Lee Lanning. Lanning served as public affairs officer for Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf. He spent more than twenty years on active duty in the .
Plot: Military 100 ranks the top 100 influential military leaders of history. The book contains no plot otherwise. While reading the book there are the few expected genrals, like George Washington and Eisenhower, but ut also views the generals of the "enemies" throughout history like Hitler and Stalin. I found the listing of Joanne The Arc odd, because of the lack of evidence for her very existence. What I did find interesting in this book is the way tactics are described, which is rarely. A look at those leaders from military history who made Michael Lanning's Top 100 list of military commanders; from General Allenby and the WWI campaign in Palestine, to George Washington and the rebellion that established the United States as an independant nation. Nov 12, 2008 Clare rated it it was ok.
Michael Lee Lanning serves as public affairs officer for General H. He has spent more than twenty years on active duty in the United States Army. He has written nine books of military history, including The Military 100 and Senseless Secrets. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona. A rather dismal book on the most influential military commanders of all time. The author is a retired . Army Lt. Colonel of whom I seriously doubt really studied military history much beyond the. Other books by Michael Lee Lanning Title Page Dedication FOREWORD.
The Military 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Leaders of All Time. by Lt. Col. Michale Lanning. Blacks played a significant role in preserving the union in the Civil War and securing their own freedom. From the expanse of the American West to the heights of San Juan Hill, from the trenches of France to the heartlands of Germany and Japan, from the icy mountain ridges of Korea to the thick jungles of Vietnam and the sands of the Persian Gulf, African Americans have performed loyally and bravely. From The African-American Soldier.
a ranking of the most influential military leaders of all time. by Michael Lee Lanning. Published 1996 by Carol Pub. Group in Secaucus, . A Citadel Press book. Military one hundred.
A rather dismal book on the most influential military commanders of all time. Colonel of whom I seriously doubt really studied military history much beyond the book covers. There are several questionable personalities in the rankings. For instance he ranks Baron Jomini at 26 above Marshal Berthier who I consider to have been more influential as he was the founder of the staff system. However the most glaring additions are those of Norman Scharwzkopf and Saddam Hussein at 49 and 81 respectively. The author ranks Scharwzkopf above Konev,Zhukov and Patton
Following list is from a book The Military 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Military Leaders of All Time by Michael Lee Lanning: . eorge Washington . apoleon Bonaparte . lexander the Great . enkhis Khan . ulius Caesar . ustavus Adolphus . rancisco Pizarro . harlemagne . ernando Cortes 1. yrus the Great 1. rederick the Great 1. imon Bolivar 1. illiam the Conqueror 1. dolph Hitler 1. tilla the Hun 1. eorge Catlett Marshall 1. eter the Great 1. wight David Eisenhower 1. liver.
Michael Lee Lanning (. Army, Re. lists the hundred most influential military leaders not by their victories, their combat prowess, or even their legacies, but by the lasting impact that their lives had upon the world, the lives they affected, and the historical significance of their actions in war. Warriors from every corner of the globe and every era are profiled, both glorious and notorious, modern and ancient, good and evil, including: George Washington Attila the Hun Adolf Hitler Napoleon Hannibal Alexander the Great H. Norman Schwarzkopf Ghengis Khan. George S. Patton Sun Tzu Oliver. He is a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, in which he served as an infantry platoon leader and a company commander.
The Military 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Military Leaders of All Time The African-American Soldier: From Crispus Attucks to Colin Powell. The Battle 100: The Stories Behind History's Most Influential Battles Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, 2003. Mercenaries: Soldiers of Fortune From Ancient Greece to Today's Private Military Companies. New York; Ballantine, 2005. The Civil War 100: The Stories Behind the Most Influential Battles, People, and Events of the War Between the States. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, 2006. The Revolutionary War 100: The Stories Behind the Most Influential Battles, People, and Events of the American Revolution. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, 2008. Double T Double Cross.