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The great commanders of the modern world : [1866-present day]

Author: Andrew Roberts
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2011.
Series: Great commanders.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What tactics did Montgomery employ to defeat Rommel at El Alamein? How did General Giap's Viet Minh troops inflict defeat on a French army at Dien Bien Phu, despite the massive superiority of their opponents? What was the secret behind George S. Patton's masterly control of armoured units? The answers to these and a myriad other fascinating questions can be found in Great commanders of the Modern world, a sumptuous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Roberts
ISBN: 9780857385918 0857385917
OCLC Number: 751725993
Description: 409 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Helmuth von Moltke --
Garnet Wolseley --
Erich Ludendoff --
Ferdinand Foch --
Philippe Pétain --
Edmund Allenby --
John Pershing --
Kemal Atatürk Basic Liddel Hart --
Carl Gustaf Mannerheim --
Gerd von Rundstedt --
Erich von Manstein --
Heinz Guderian --
Erwin Rommel --
Bernard Montgomery --
Georgi Zhukov --
Ivan Konev --
Dwight D. Eisenhower --
George S. Patton --
Tomoyuki Yamashita --
Douglas MacArthur --
William Slim --
Gerald Templer --Moshe Dayan --
Vo Ngugyen Giap.
Series Title: Great commanders.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Roberts.

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A magisterial survey of the military giants of the modern world.  Read more...

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