In this riveting book, political journalist Peter Snow and military historian Dan Snow bring to life the most intense and bitterly fought battles of the 20th century - from the apocalyptic terrain of the Western Front to the desert landscape of Iraq. Punctuated by powerful eyewitness testimony, their compelling and often shocking narrative highlights the strategy of military commanders as well as the experience of men on the frontline. 20th Century Battlefields looks back at the most violent century in history and examines the challenges facing armed forces in the future.
Peter Snow is a highly respected journalist, author and broadcaster who has covered military matters on and off the battlefield for more that 40 years. Dan Snow is a military historian who has presented a number of BBC history programmes. In 2004 they wrote Battlefields Britain. This is their second book.