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Book:Maverick military leaders : the extraordinary battles of Washington, Nelson, Patton, Rommel, and others / Robert Harvey.:c2008. Book Maverick military leaders : the extraordinary battles of Washington, Nelson, Patton, Rommel, and others / Robert Harvey.
Maverick military leaders : the extraordinary battles of Washington, Nelson, Patton, Rommel, and others / Robert Harvey.
Author: Harvey, Robert 1953-
Publication year: c2008.
Language: English
Call Number U51 .H37 2008 ; UB210 .H37 2008
Media class: Book
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub
ISBN: 1602393567 9781602393561
Notes:
"A Herman Graf book."
Extent: xlvii, 442 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
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Provides details of military leaders who had the ability to deal with new and difficult situations, evolve major strategies, and achieve victory through planning and originality.
Introduction : the Golden Age of military leadership -- Clive of India : British Warrior-Emperor -- Wolfe of Quebec : the first amphibian and commando -- Washington : the first American -- Nelson : sailor superstar -- Cochrane, the sea wolf : the Naval marauder -- Wellington, the iron duke : master of sudden strike -- Garibaldi the guerrilla : unifier of Italy -- Grant : American hammer -- Rommel : The desert fox -- Monty : the desert rat -- Patton : the bulldozer -- MacArthur : the last American hero.

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