Corps Commanders: Five British and Canadian Generals at War, 1939-1945 (Studies in Canadian Military History) (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Corps Commanders: Five British and Canadian Generals at War, 1939-1945 (Studies in Canadian Military History)

Author: Douglas E Delaney
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Corps Commanders explains how five very different Second World War British and Canadian generals fought their battles, and why they fought them in similar fashion.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Corps Commanders: Five British and Canadian Generals at War, 1939-1945 (Studies in Canadian Military History)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas E Delaney
OCLC Number: 939765874
Notes: Book.
Awards: Commended for C.P. Stacey Award for scholarly work in Canadian Military History 2011 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword / David FrenchIntroduction: Who, How, and the Common Ground1 The Actor: Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks2 Wit in Want of Will: Lieutenant-General E.L.M. Burns3 The Quiet Gentleman: General Sir John Crocker4 Wit with Will to Spare: Lieutenant-General Guy Granville Simonds5 The Master Bureaucrat: General Charles FoulkesObservations and ConclusionsNotesBibliographyIndex

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