1st ed., 1968. 584 pp., cold., plates + maps + b&w photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 25 x 18cm. D.j. repaired with some small chips o/w V.G. Many consider Montgomery to be the greatest military commander since Wellington and so his expertise makes this one of the most important reviews of military history to be written. Six chapters set forth the essence of his military thinking, otherwise the scheme is chronological, and throughout the history he brings to bear the judgement and interpretation of a great master of war.