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Fallen stars : eleven studies of twentieth century military disasters

Author: Brian Bond
Publisher: London ; Washington : Brassey's (UK) ; Riverside, N.J., USA : Macmillan [distributor], 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A team of military historians examines 11 20th-century land commanders who were held responsible for disasters or whose highly successful careers ended in sudden dismissal or fall from favour. Each  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fallen stars.
London ; Washington : Brassey's (UK) ; Riverside, N.J., USA : Macmillan [distributor], 1991
(OCoLC)654476122
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Bond
ISBN: 008040717X 9780080407173
OCLC Number: 25050863
Description: vii, 264 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Alexander Samsonov and the Battle of Tannenberg, 1914 / Richard W. Harrison --
Sir Ian hamilton and the Dardanelles, 1915 / John Lee --
Robert Nivelle and the French spring offensive, 1917 / Anthony Clayton --
Sir Hubert Hough and the German breakthrough, 1918 / Anthony Farrar-Hockley --
Sir Percy Hobart : eclipse and revival of an armoured commander, 1939-45 / J. Paul Harris --
Maurice Gamelin and the defeat of France, 1939-40 / Martin S. Alexander --
Sir Edmund Ironside : the fate of Churchill's first general 1939-40 / Wesley K. Wark --
Douglas MacArthur and the fall of the Philippines, 1941-42 / Duncan Anderson --
John Lucas and Anzio, 1944 / Julian Thompson ; Mutaguchi Renya and the invasion of India, 1944 / Louis Allen --
Gerd von Rundstedt, 1939-45 / Charles Messenger.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Bond.

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