skip to content
The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost, from ancient Greece to Iraq Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost, from ancient Greece to Iraq

Author: Victor Davis Hanson
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Traces the stories of Themistocles, Belisarius, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Ridgway, and David Petraeus, evaluating their pivotal military roles and the controversies that marked their careers.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Themistocles; Belisarius; William T Sherman; Matthew B Ridgway; David Howell Petraeus; Belisarius; David Howell Petraeus; Matthew B Ridgway; William T Sherman; Themistocles
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Davis Hanson
ISBN: 9781608191635 160819163X
OCLC Number: 813690969
Description: 305 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Athens is burning: Themistocles at Salamis-September 480 B.C. --
Byzantium at the brink: the fireman Flavius Belisarius-A.D. 527-559 --
"Atlanta is ours and fairly won": William Tecumseh Sherman's gift to Abraham Lincoln-summer 1864 --
100 days in Korea: Matthew Ridgway takes over-winter 1950-51 --
Iraq is "lost": David Petraeus and the surge in Iraq-January 2007-May 2008.
Responsibility: Victor Davis Hanson.

Abstract:

Traces the stories of Themistocles, Belisarius, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Ridgway, and David Petraeus, evaluating their pivotal military roles and the controversies that marked their careers.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/813690969>
library:oclcnum"813690969"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/813690969>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"First edition."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"Athens is burning: Themistocles at Salamis-September 480 B.C. -- Byzantium at the brink: the fireman Flavius Belisarius-A.D. 527-559 -- "Atlanta is ours and fairly won": William Tecumseh Sherman's gift to Abraham Lincoln-summer 1864 -- 100 days in Korea: Matthew Ridgway takes over-winter 1950-51 -- Iraq is "lost": David Petraeus and the surge in Iraq-January 2007-May 2008."@en
schema:description"Traces the stories of Themistocles, Belisarius, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Ridgway, and David Petraeus, evaluating their pivotal military roles and the controversies that marked their careers."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1318253629>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:genre"Biography."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost, from ancient Greece to Iraq"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.