Patton's peers : the forgotten Allied field army commanders of the Western Front, 1944-45 (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Patton's peers : the forgotten Allied field army commanders of the Western Front, 1944-45

Author: John A English
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Through the force of his personality and the headline-grabbing advance of his U.S. Third Army, General George S. Patton has eclipsed the other six men who, like him, led field armies in the great Allied campaign to liberate northwest Europe in 1944-45. This book presents a masterful reassessment of the eleven-month struggle from D-Day to Germany's surrender, shedding long overdue light on the contributions of these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A English
ISBN: 9780811705011 0811705013
OCLC Number: 244567150
Description: xxx, 345 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: In the shadow of Sir Arthur : Gen. H.D.G Crerar, First Canadian Army --
In the shadow of Montgomery : Gen. Miles Dempsey, British Second Army --
In the shadow of Bradley : Gen. Courtney H. Hodges, U.S. First Army --
In the shadow of Britannia : Gen. William H. Simpson, U.S. Ninth Army --
In the shadow of Patton : Lt. Gen. Alexander M. Patch, U.S. Seventh Army --
In the shadow of Napoleon : Gen. Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, French First Army --
Conclusion --
Appendix. The tactical air support of Allied ground troops.
Responsibility: John A. English.
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Through the force of his personality and the headline-grabbing advance of his U.S. Third Army, General George S. Patton has eclipsed the other six men who, like him, led field armies in the great  Read more...

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"...a masterful account of army-level command in Patton's Peers.In the final analysis, English gives these less heralded commanders their due." -- Col. Cole C Kingseed

 
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