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Patton, Montgomery, Rommel : masters of war

Author: Terry Brighton
Publisher: New York : Crown, [2009], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"In 'Patton, Montgomery, Rommel', one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders--three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II ..."--Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George S Patton; Erwin Rommel; Bernard Law Montgomery Montgomery of Alamein, Viscount; George S Patton; Bernard Law Montgomery Montgomery of Alamein, Viscount; Erwin Rommel
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Brighton
ISBN: 9780307461544 0307461548 9780307461551 0307461556
OCLC Number: 316029358
Notes: Originally published: London : Viking, 2008.
Originally published in Great Britain as Masters of battle : Monty, Patton and Rommel.
"Crown, New York, 11/09"--Dust jacket flap.
Description: xix, 426 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The ego at war --
3 portraits --
First blood --
How to fight in armor --
Rommel's blitzkrieg --
Original Rommel: 7th Panzer Division invasion narrataive --
Conquests of the Deutsches Afrika Korps --
Hounding Rommel: Monty and Patton close in --
Operations lightfoot and torch --
Fractures in Anglo-American alliance --
Patton's race to Messina --
Monty's crawl to Salerno --
The battering ram and the Atlantic wall --
Original Patton: The invasion speech to the Third Army --
The master plan and the Grossinvasion --
The Caen Controversy --
Patton's blitzkrieg and the "Montgomery Thrust" --
The Rommel murder --
Bulging ambitions: PAtton and Monty "win" the was --
What to do with Nazis and Communists --
Original Monty: Memoirs at war --
The will to fight.
Other Titles: Masters of battle
Responsibility: Terry Brighton.
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"In 'Patton, Montgomery, Rommel', one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders--three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II ..."--Dust jacket.

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