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Patton and Rommel : men of war in the twentieth century

Author: Dennis E Showalter
Publisher: New York : Berkley Caliber, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Patton and Rommel served their countries through two World Wars. Their temperaments, both on and off the battlefield, were overwhelmingly contrary--but their approach to modern warfare was remarkably similar. Written by a prominent military historian, this book takes a look at both figures, intertwining the stories of the paths they took and the decisions they made during the course of the Second World War--and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: George S Patton; Erwin Rommel; George S (Soldat 1885-1945) Patton; Erwin Rommel; George S Patton; Erwin Rommel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis E Showalter
ISBN: 0425193462 9780425193464
OCLC Number: 56566984
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 441 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Dennis Showalter.
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Patton and Rommel served their countries through two World Wars. Their temperaments, both on and off the battlefield, were overwhelmingly contrary--but their approach to modern warfare was remarkably similar. Written by a prominent military historian, this book takes a look at both figures, intertwining the stories of the paths they took and the decisions they made during the course of the Second World War--and compares the lives and careers of two men whose military tactics redirected the course of history.--From publisher description.

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