Titolo: Supreme Commander: The War Years of General ...
Casa editrice: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd, Great Britain
Data di pubblicazione: 1971
Legatura: Hard Back
Condizione libro: Good
Condizione sovraccoperta: Good
This is an Ex-ibrary book published by Cassell. Jacket has had the price torn off, is creased and scuffed, and has an ink inscription at front flap. Library has bound the book in green cloth with no titles to the spine. Usual stamps and lables, partially removed, also has "Withdrawn" stamp. Page edges soiled. Spotting top edge. Some occasional thumbing to pages. 732pp Stephen E. Ambrose, associate editor of the General's official papers, analyzes his subject's decisions in The Supreme Commander, which Doubleday first published in 1970. Throughout the book Ambrose traces the steady development of Eisenhower's generalcy--from its dramatic beginnings through his time at the top post of Allied command. Size: 9.5"/6.25". Codice inventario libreria 044539
Riassunto: The war leadership of Dwight D. Eisenhower and his relationships with Churchill, Roosevelt, and de Gaulle and generals Montgomery and Patton In North Africa, on the beaches at Normandy, and in the Battle of the Bulge, Dwight David Eisenhower proved himself as one of the world's greatest leaders, skilful both as a diplomat and a military strategist. In his new book, first published by Doubleday in 1970, Ambrose, who was associate editor of the general's official papers, analyses his subject's decisions. Throughout The Supreme Commander he traces the steady development of Eisenhower's generalcy, from its dramatic beginnings through to his time at the top post of Allied command.
Recensione: "Extraordinarily fascinating. . . . General Dwight Eisenhower comes remarkably alive." --"The New York Times Book Review ""Ambrose is that rare breed: an historian with true passion for his subjects." --Ken Burns "Ambrose should be assigned a special, honored place among modern historians. . . . All of us who write or read history are in his debt." "--Fort Worth Star-Telegram" "A masterful historian." "--People "
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