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Eisenhower

Author: John F Wukovits
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Great generals series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American general and 34th president of the United States, Eisenhower was the principal architect of the successful Allied invasion of Europe during World War II and of the subsequent defeat of Nazi  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Military history
Named Person: Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Wukovits
ISBN: 9780230613942 0230613942
OCLC Number: 277068275
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: xii, 204 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: PART I: PREPARATION AND ROOTS Introduction: 'Eisenhower's in the Area' 'Kansas Isn't the Whole World' PART II: EDUCATION OF AN OFFICER 'I Want to Go Overseas' 'An Incalculable Debt' 'A Brilliant Officer Should Be Promoted' 'I Want People Who Are Prepared to Fight' 'The Unexpected Always Happens' PART III: APPRENTICESHIP FOR COMMAND 'We're Here to Fight' 'We Sit on a Boiling Kettle!!' 'There Must Be a Fine Balance' PART IV: SUPREME COMMANDER 'There Can Be No Thought of Failure' 'The Great Crusade' 'A Jewel of Broad-Mindedness and Wisdom' 'A Soldiers' War' 'The Mission Was Fulfilled' PART V: AFTER THE WAR 'I Like Ike' 'There Is No Indispensable Man'
Series Title: Great generals series.
Responsibility: John Wukovits ; foreword by Wesley K. Clark.

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