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American generals of World War II

by Ron Knapp

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Published by Enslow in Springfield, NJ, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography,
    • Generals

    • About the Edition

      Profiles ten of America"s greatest generals of World War II, including Henry Arnold, Omar Bradley, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Curtis LeMay, and Douglas MacArthur.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-124) and index.

      StatementRon Knapp.
      GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Biography.
      SeriesCollective biographies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD736 .K63 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL682700M
      ISBN 100766010244
      LC Control Number97029405

      The result was a speedier end to the war with a minimal loss of American lives. In the decades since World War II, however, the Marshall system has largely lapsed as the army became more adverse to removing incompetent generals, with the result that America has . Apr 07,  · HyperWar: World War II on the World Wide Web A collection of source documents and official U.S. military histories related to the Second World War. All are presented in HTML format, with hyperlinks wherever appropriate, and anchors to permit easy linking/citation.

      The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today by Thomas E. Ricks. Penguin Press, , pp. Tom Ricks is imminently qualified to write such a book as The maybom247.com widely published author has an extensive background in military affairs and knowledge of civil-military relations. Oct 29,  · During World War II, even successful generals could be fired. But after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, no one was fired. A new book from Thomas Ricks examines the .

      About The Generals. A New York Times bestseller! An epic history of the decline of American military leadership—from the bestselling author of Fiasco and Churchill and Orwell. While history has been kind to the American generals of World War II—Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—it has been less kind to the generals of the wars that followed, such as Koster, Franks, Sanchez, and. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Generals of the Ardennes: American Leadership in the Battle of the Bulge - World War II Malmedy Massacre, 7th Armored, B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. American Influence on Post-World War I Recovery of.


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A New York Times bestseller. An epic history of the decline of American military leadership—from the bestselling author of Fiasco and Churchill and Orwell. While history has been kind to the American generals of World War II—Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—it has been less kind to the generals of the wars that followed, such as Koster, Franks, Sanchez, and maybom247.com by: Jan 01,  · From the #1 bestselling author of Fiasco and The Gamble, an epic history of the decline of American military leadership from World War II to Iraq History has been kind to the American generals of World War II—Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—and less kind to the generals of /5().

Jan 13,  · A New York Times bestseller. An epic history of the decline of American military leadership—from the bestselling author of Fiasco and Churchill and Orwell. While history has been kind to the American generals of World War II—Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—it has been less kind to the generals of the wars that followed, such as Koster, Franks, Sanchez, and Petraeus/5().

Oct 18,  · The Generals NPR coverage of The Generals: American generals of World War II book Military Command from World War II to Today by Thomas E. Ricks. News, author interviews, critics' picks and maybom247.com: Thomas E.

Ricks. Dec 09,  · Ricks notes that “at least five Army generals of World War II — Orlando Ward, Terry Allen, Leroy Watson, Albert Brown and, in the South Pacific. The Commanders of World War II were for the most part career maybom247.com were forced to adapt to new technologies and forged the direction of modern warfare.

Some political leaders, particularly those of the principal dictatorships involved in the conflict, Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union), Adolf Hitler (Germany), Benito Mussolini (Italy) and Emperor Hirohito (Japan), acted as supreme military.

Oct 27,  · Celebrated historian Winston Groom tells the intertwined and uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall - from the World War I battle that shaped them to their greatest victory: leading the allies to victory in World War maybom247.com three remarkable men-of-arms who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest/5.

During World War II, scores of American generals were relieved of command simply for not being good enough. In The Generals we meet great leaders and suspect ones, generals who rose to the occasion and those who failed themselves and their soldiers. Marshall and Eisenhower cast long shadows over this story, but no single figure is more.

In his study of American generals from World War II on, The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today, Thomas E. Ricks delves into what he sees as a dramatic maybom247.com the past, he tells us, America’s top brass policed their own, firing subordinates who performed poorly.

From the #1 bestselling author of Fiasco and The Gamble, an epic history of the decline of American military leadership from World War II to IraqHistory has been kind to the American generals of World War II—Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—and less kind to the generals of the wars that maybom247.com Generals, Thomas E.

Ricks sets out to explain why that is. Jan 26,  · Following are brief sketches of some of these American officers that were lost—some in battle, some by accident, some by natural causes—during the course of World War II.

Some generals who died during the war are not mentioned here because it has been impossible to find anything more than a line noting their death. An epic history of the decline of American military leadership?from the #1 bestselling author of Fiasco Thomas E.

Ricks has made a close study of America's military leaders for three decades, and in The Generals, he chronicles the widening gulf between performance and accountability among the top brass of the U.S. military. While history has been kind to the American generals of World War II 4/5(9).

Oct 30,  · The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today by Thomas E. Ricks book review. Click to read the full review of The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today in New York Journal of Books.

Review written by Gian P. maybom247.com: Thomas E. Ricks. The Generals. In the list below you will find the generals categorized by each nation and then alphabetical by last name.

Listed are those who held a generals rank during active service during World War II, but it also includes a number of retired generals with high political appointments.

History has been kind to the American generals of World War II Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley and less kind to the generals of the wars that followed.

In "The Generals," Thomas E. Ricks sets out to explain why that is. In part it is the story of a widening gulf. Courtesy of NavSource Navy History at maybom247.com Aaron Stanton Merrill (March 26, February 28, ) also known as Tip Merrill was an American rear admiral during World War II who led American naval forces during the Solomon Islands campaign as well as the first admiral to successfully use radar during wartime.

Get this from a library. American generals of World War II. [Ron Knapp] -- Profiles ten of America's greatest generals of World War II, including Henry Arnold, Omar Bradley, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Curtis LeMay, and Douglas MacArthur. May 21,  · “What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American G.I.

in World War II France,” a book by the historian Mary Louise Roberts, documents rape and other misconduct among the greatest generation. Nov 18,  · Lots of potential candidates b/c initially, some peace-time generals proved unready for WW-II and not adequate leaders. But I have a couple I want to point out.

Norman Cota landed at Omaha Beach as one of the senior officers on the beach. He walke. Two of the greatest American generals of World War II, Douglas MacArthur and George C.

Marshall, held somewhat different views of their predecessors. MacArthur had known March before the war and, as chief of staff, provided office space for him to write his maybom247.com: Ehoward.

4 Dwight Eisenhower Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from until He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.

This man kept the magnificent egos in check.Get this from a library! Generals of World War II. [Mike Taylor] -- An account of the battlefield activities of German, British, American, and Russian generals during the largest war in history.The Generals Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the Winning of World War II (Book): Groom, Winston: Celebrated historian Winston Groom tells the story of three remarkable men-of-arms who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their generation during World War II.

George Marshall, George Patton, and Douglas MacArthur redefined America's ideas of.