Qadat Fath Bilad al-Sham wa-al-Iraq قادة فتح بلاد الشام والعراق
By: Asali, Bassam عسلي، بسام
Leaders in the opening of the Levant and Iraq, by Bassam al-Asali. This work includes a study of the personalities of Abu Ubaydah al-Jarrah, Khalid ibn al-Walid, Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas, Muawiyah, and Qutayba ibn Muslim. The aim is to give a general idea of the personal subject, using a simple language and interesting style so the reader can relate to the life and times. In that context it looks at the primitive means of warfare and lessons learned.