Muslim history is replete with great military achievements and glorious feats of arms. In the annals of war there are no battles which surpass, in brilliance and decisiveness, the (battles of Islam) no commanders wwho surpass in courage and skill, the gifted generals of Islam. The sword has always held a place of honour in Muslim culture. And yet very little is known in the world today about the military history of Islam.
This is a book of history, specifically of Muslim military history. It deals with the life and campaigns of one of the most remarkable soldiers the world has ever known - Khalid bin al-Waleed, an all-conquering hero who never knew the meaning of military defeat. The object of this book is to record and make known to the world thel life and military campaigns and achievements of Khalid bin al-Waleed.
Author: Lt. General A. I. Akram