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Omar Bradley : general at war

Author: Jim DeFelice
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Publishing, Inc., [2011]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He was known as "the G.I. General"--Humble, self-effacing, hard-working, reflecting the small-town virtues of the America whose uniform he wore. But those very virtues have led historians to neglect General Omar Bradley--until now. Military historian Jim DeFelice, in this, the first-ever in-depth biography of America's last five-star general, tells Bradley's full story, and argues that the neglected G.I. General did  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Libros electronicos
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
DeFelice, Jim, 1956-
Omar Bradley.
Washington, D.C. : Regnery Publishing, Inc., [2011]
(DLC) 2010046874
(OCoLC)515437344
Named Person: Omar Nelson Bradley; Omar Nelson Bradley; Omar Nelson Bradley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim DeFelice
ISBN: 9781621570707 1621570703 9781596981737 1596981733
OCLC Number: 841416661
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: Preparing a general --
Africa --
Husky --
Overlord --
The longest day --
Breakthrough --
Rise and fall --
Revival --
At rest.
Responsibility: by Jim DeFelice.

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In his intriguing new book, award-winning author DeFelice brings an American hero to life with a comprehensive and compelling biography about one of the most important--and overlooked--generals of  Read more...

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