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The generals : American military command from World War II to today / Thomas E. Ricks.

Ricks, Thomas E. (Author).

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Lee County Main Library LPN/355.009R (Text) 33262003210439 Adult Large Print Nonfiction Available -
Cumberland Headquarters LP 355.0092 R (Text) 31781041587831 Adult Large Print Nonfiction Available -
Goldsboro Library LP 355.009 RIC (Text) 640191003652455 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -
Henderson Main Branch 355.0922 R (Text) 33258007135382 Adult Large Print Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781410454706
  • ISBN: 1410454703
  • Physical Description: print
    861 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue. Captain William DePuy and the 90th Division in Normandy, summer 1944 -- pt. 1. World War II. General George G. Marshall : the leader ; Dwight Eisenhower : how the Marshall system worked ; George Patton : the specialist ; Mark Clark : the man in the middle ; "Terrible Terry" Allen : conflict between Marshall and his protégés ; Eisenhower manages Montgomery ; Douglas MacArthur : the general as presidential aspirant ; William Simpson : the Marshall system and the new model American general -- pt. 2. The Korean War. William Dean and Douglas MacArthur : two generals self-destruct ; Army generals fail at Chosin ; O. P. Smith succeeds at Choisin ; Ridgway turns the war around ; MacArthur's last stand ; The organization man's Army
Summary, etc.: An epic history of the decline of American military leadership from World War II to Iraq.
Subject: Generals United States History 20th century
Command of troops History 20th century Case studies
United States History, Military 20th century Case studies
Genre: Large type books.
Case studies.
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