1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 2 August 2014
A very readable account with lots of anecdotes. Written originally in the 1970's, it lacks a decent list of sources and suggestions for further reading - it would also have benefited by including far more maps, so the progress of the campaigns could be followed more easily. I suspect that the politics and personalities involved can be reassessed in very different ways. For all that, I found this an informative and enjoyable read.