Ike and Monty : generals at war / Norman Gelb.
Publication year: 1994.
Call Number D736 .G38 1994
Media class: Book
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : William Morrow
Additional information: 480 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Total no. of loans: 0
Loans this year: 0
No. of reservations: 0
"Fifty years after the momentous Allied invasion of Normandy, here is a ... dual portrait of the deeply troubled collaboration between two of history’s greatest military leaders. Ike and Monty is the first book to focus exclusively on how their relationship determined the fate of the Allied effort to liberate Europe in World War II"--Dust jacket.
Ike and Monty -- Origins -- West Point to War Department -- Sandhurst to Dunkirk -- Testing time in Washington -- Whirlwind in southern England -- Eisenhower emerges from obscurity -- Africa bekons Montgomery -- Forging Operation Torch -- Reshaping a desert army -- El Alamein -- Torch under way -- Omens -- Impasse in Italy -- Prelude to invasion -- Overlord -- Normandy -- Generals at war -- The waning of the chase -- The Bulge -- The long winter -- Victory.
Other resources by the author/contributor