From the Siege of Jerusalem to the Gulf War


Book Description

  • Provocative and entertaining study of sieges in history
  • Commentary on the nature and evolution of combat across the centuries

    Bruce Allen Watson examines seven sieges: Jerusalem at the end of the First Crusade in 1099, Malta in 1565, Sebastopol during the Crimean War, Kut-al-Amara in World War I, Singapore in World War II, Dien Bien Phu, and the 1991 Gulf War.

  • About Watson, Bruce Allen

    Bruce Allen Watson is professor emeritus at Diablo Valley College and author of several books.