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Generals of World War II

by Taylor, Mike

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Published by Abdo Pub. Co. in Edina, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Generals -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.,
  • Generals.

  • About the Edition

    An account of the battlefield activities of German, British, American, and Russian generals during the largest war in history.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [2] and index.

    Other titlesGenerals of World War Two, Generals of World War 2
    StatementMike Taylor.
    SeriesWorld War II, World War II (Edina, Minn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD736 .T357 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL347360M
    ISBN 101562398059
    LC Control Number98006473
    OCLC/WorldCa38883770

    "From the #1 bestselling author of "Fiasco "and "The Gamble," an epic history of the decline of American military leadership from World War II to Iraq" History has been kind to the American generals of World War II Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley and less kind to the generals of the wars that :// At the end of World War II, Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz () was hand-picked to succeed Adolph Hitler as reich president and supreme commander of the armed forces. He stood trial at Neuremberg for war crimes, but received the relatively light sentence of ten years in Spandau ://?g=&p=

    An epic history of the decline of American military leadership?from the #1 bestselling author of Fiasco Thomas E. Ricks has made a close study of America's military leaders for three decades, and in The Generals, he chronicles the widening gulf between performance and accountability among the top brass of the U.S. military. While history has been kind to the American generals of World War II ?id=MbxvDwAAQBAJ. War as I Knew It is the personal and candid account of General George S. Patton, Jr.'s celebrated, relentless crusade across Europe during World War II. First published in , this absorbing narrative draws on Patton's vivid memories of battle and his detailed diaries, from the moment the Third Army exploded onto the Brittany Peninsula to the final Allied casualty ://

      During World War II, scores of American generals were relieved of command simply for not being good enough. In The Generals we meet great leaders and suspect ones, generals who rose to the occasion and those who failed themselves and their soldiers. Marshall and Eisenhower cast long shadows over this story, but no single figure is more   Buy the Audio Book (CD) Book The Generals: American Military Command From World War Ii To Today by Thomas E. Ricks at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible ://


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Filled with novel-worthy twists and turns, and set against the backdrop of the most dramatic moments of the twentieth century, The Generals is a powerful, action-packed book filled with marvelous surprises and insights into the lives of Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Profiles ten of America's greatest generals of World War II, including Henry Arnold, Omar Bradley, Dwight D.

Eisenhower, Curtis LeMay, and Douglas MacArthur“ One of the few memoirs of combat in World War II by a distinguished African-American flier, [this book] is also perhaps the only account of the African-American experience in a German prison camp.

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