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The quotations in this unique dictionary cover all aspects of the military art–war, personalities, traditions and customs, weapons and equipment, as well as virtues and failings. It is a fascinating and comprehensive collection which includes over 5000 quotations and spans the past two thousand years.
Col Robert Debs Heinl Jr., USMC (Ret.), a graduate from Yale University in 1937, fought at Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima, and in Korea. He wrote three books and retired in 1964 after 27 years of service. Prior to his death in 1979 he was a nationally syndicated columnist.