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Titre : Eisenhower's Lieutenants: The Campaign of ...
Éditeur : Indiana Univ Pr, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.
Date d'édition : 1981
Reliure : Cloth
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good+
Edition : First Edition
800 pgs. Maps/B&W photographs on pastedowns and feps. Monumental study of the American-led campaign for Europe in WWII. Provides a brilliant analysis of command at both the strategic and tactical level. Portraits of Field Marshal Montgomery and Eisenhower's lieutenants such as Omar Bradley, Jacob Devers, Courtney Hodges and others. Every tactical decision/strategy is examined in detail and enhanced with maps and careful descriptions of key terrain features and personal insights drawn from diaries. Previous owner name on ffep with purchase date. Nice clean tight copy in like dust jacket that shows very little shelfwear. N° de réf. du libraire 010417
Synopsis : The publication of "Eisenhower's Lieutenants" is an event of significance in American military writing...admirable ...clearly the product of exhaustive, painstaking research. - "The New York Times Book Review". " ...the best account we have of the World War II campaigns from Normandy to the Elbe." - "American Historical Review". " ...precisely informative and broadly rewarding." - "Kirkus Reviews". " ...an outstanding and highly recommended work." - "Journal of American History". " ...by the dean of American military historians ..." - "Washington Post Bookworld". Contents include: Preface; Part One: The Armies; Part Two: Normandy; Part Three: France; Part Four: The Disputed Middle Ground; Part Five: Germany; Epilogue; Notes and Sources; Index.
Quatrième de couverture: Their kettle-shaped helmets lent a medieval aspect to the horse soldiers clattering out of the twilight. the year was 1940, the occasion a preparedness parade, the helmets actually those of the 1917-1918 style...
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