Allied Commanders of World War II

Allied Commanders of World War II The Second World War unlike the First fostered the projection of characters Thanks to the media many of the Allied commanders became household names known as much for their successes and defeats o

  • Title: Allied Commanders of World War II
  • Author: Anthony Kemp Angus McBride
  • ISBN: 9780850454208
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Second World War, unlike the First, fostered the projection of characters Thanks to the media, many of the Allied commanders became household names, known as much for their successes and defeats on the battlefield as for their personalities This book provides a brief review of the careers of some of the most notable figures to achieve high command in the Allied forThe Second World War, unlike the First, fostered the projection of characters Thanks to the media, many of the Allied commanders became household names, known as much for their successes and defeats on the battlefield as for their personalities This book provides a brief review of the careers of some of the most notable figures to achieve high command in the Allied forces, a list that includes General of the Army Omar Bradley, Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery, General George Patton and General of the Army Dwight D Eisenhower These characters are brought to life through numerous illustrations, including photographs and colour plates.

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    1. A nice complement to the similar volume on German commanders.The main text deals with a variety of Allied commanders; as with the German book the emphasis is on combat commanders of the land forces, with attention also paid to staff officers and combat officers of the naval and air services.The main personalities discussed in the text are:Harold AlexanderClaude AuchinleckOmar BradleyAndrew CunninghamMiles DempseyHugh DowdingDwight EisenhowerCourtney HodgesDouglas MacArthurBernard MontgomeryGeorg [...]

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