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Military mavericks : extraordinary men of battle

Author: David Rooney
Publisher: London : Cassell ; New York, NY : Sterling Pub. [distributor], 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles twelve men who have achieved success in war despite their flagrant disregard for convention, rules, and traditions.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Rooney
ISBN: 0304353167 9780304353163
OCLC Number: 42659528
Description: 251 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Alexander the Great --
Shaka Zulu --
Stonewall Jackson --
Giuseppe Garibaldi --
Lawrence of Arabia --
Von Lettow-vorbeck and Smuts in South Africa --
Heinz Wilhelm Gudeian --
George S. Patton --
Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell --
Orde Wingate --
Otto Skorzeny --
Vo Nguyen Giap.
Responsibility: David Rooney.
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A study of military heroes who broke the rules, showing that it is often the maverick who can turn the challenge into an opportunity. It relates the stories of 12 mavericks, including Alexander the  Read more...

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