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Bradley

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Great generals series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the life, strategy, and legacy of General Omar Bradley, who commanded the U.S. 12th Army Group in Europe during World War II, describing his involvement in the D-Day landings in 1944 and his influence in future military victories in Europe.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Biographies
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Axelrod, Alan, 1952-
Bradley.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)655336133
Named Person: Omar Nelson Bradley; Omar Nelson Bradley; Omar Nelson Bradley; Omar Nelson Bradley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod
ISBN: 0230600182 9780230600188
OCLC Number: 176860998
Description: x, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / General Wesley K. Clark --
A Military trinity --
Missouri boy --
Runner up --
Left out --
Shoestring army --
Foot soldier in "Marshall's Revolution" --
From war college to war --
In Africa --
II Corps command --
D-Day --
Breakout --
Crisis --
Victory --
Five stars --
Why Bradley matters.
Series Title: Great generals series.
Responsibility: Alan Axelrod.
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Alan Axelrod applies his signature insight to the life and legacy of the general who remains the model for all commanders today - the man who revolutionized the National Guard, shaped the US army's  Read more...

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