By Paul K. Davis
Nice sieges have had an immense effect at the shaping of worldwide heritage. The a hundred most vital sieges from world wide & all through historical past are lined -- from Joshua's attack on Jericho within the fifteenth cent. B.C. to the Russian assault at the Chechen capital of Grozny on the finish of the 20 th cent. every one access presents important & interesting info., incl. the siege's particular place, the variety of forces engaged, the names of the commanders on both sides, & the significance of the siege in its historic context. Explores the activities & motivations of either the defenders & the attackers, & strategically surveys the technical & tactical options & stipulations within besieged positions & within the besiegers' ranks. contains illustrations & over 70 maps.
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