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

Author: Victor Davis Hanson
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Davis Hanson
ISBN: 160819342X 9781608193424 9781608191635 160819163X
OCLC Number: 860395675
Description: 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 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.

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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.

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