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The generals : Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II

Author: Winston Groom
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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Groom tells the intertwined and uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall. These three remarkable men-of-arms who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their generation during World War II redefined America's ideas of military leadership and brought forth a new generation of American soldier. Against the backdrop of the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: George S Patton; Douglas MacArthur; George C Marshall; George S Patton; Douglas MacArthur; George C Marshall; Douglas MacArthur; George C Marshall; George S Patton; George C Marshall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Groom
ISBN: 9781426215490 1426215495
OCLC Number: 903284421
Description: 510 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings. First Captain, VMI ; Master of the Sword ; The Champion of Vera Cruz ; "Some Damned Foolishness in the Balkans" ; Courage Was the Rule --
Between the Wars. The Sad, Great Heap of Fleurs Blanches ; "I Am All He Has" --
Brave as Lions, Bold as Bulls. This Means War ; There Will Be a Big Tank Battle in the Morning ; "I Shall Return" ; Overlord ; Let's Win It All ; These Proceedings Are Closed ; Old Soldiers Never Die.
Other Titles: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II
Responsibility: Winston Groom.

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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 America's  Read more...

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