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  • Lessons in Leadership

    Lessons in Leadership
    av John R. Deane

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813174945

    John R. Deane Jr. (1919--2013) was born with all the advantages a man needs to succeed in a career in the US Army, and he capitalized on his many opportunities in spectacular fashion. The son of one of George C. Marshall's closest assistants, Deane…

  • Fighting the Cold War

    Fighting the Cold War
    av John R. Galvin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813176000

    When four-star general John Rogers Galvin retired from the US Army after forty-four years of distinguished service in 1992, the Washington Post hailed him as a man "without peer among living generals." In Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir, t…

  • Fighting the Cold War

    Fighting the Cold War
    av John R. Galvin

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813161013

    When four-star general John Rogers Galvin retired from the US Army after forty-four years of distinguished service in 1992, the Washington Post hailed him as a man "without peer among living generals." In Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir, t…

  • The Art of Command

    The Art of Command

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813174150

    What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? The Art of Command demonstrates that great leaders become great through…

  • The Art of Command

    The Art of Command

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813126609

    What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? The Art of Command illustrates that great leaders become great through…

  • The Art of Command

    The Art of Command

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813174723

    What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? The Art of Command demonstrates that great leaders become great through…

  • The Art of Command

    The Art of Command

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813125138

    What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? The Art of Command illustrates that great leaders become great through…

  • The Quiet Professional

    The Quiet Professional
    av Alan Hoe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813133997

    Major Richard J. "Dick" Meadows is renowned in military circles as a key figure in the development of the U.S. Army Special Operations. A highly decorated war veteran of the engagements in Korea and Vietnam, Meadows was instrumental in the founding…

  • The Quiet Professional

    The Quiet Professional
    av Alan Hoe

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813144511

    Major Richard J. "Dick" Meadows is renowned in military circles as a key figure in the development of the U.S. Army Special Operations. A highly decorated war veteran of the engagements in Korea and Vietnam, Meadows was instrumental in the founding…

  • Ranger

    Ranger
    av Ralph Puckett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813169316

    On November 25, 1950, during one of the toughest battles of the Korean War, the US Eighth Army Ranger Company seized and held the strategically important Hill 205 overlooking the Chongchon River. Separated by more than a mile from the nearest friend…

  • For Brotherhood and Duty

    For Brotherhood and Duty
    av Brian R. McEnany

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813174013

    During the tense months leading up to the American Civil War, the cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point continued their education even as the nation threatened to dissolve around them. Students from both the North and South stru…

  • For Brotherhood and Duty

    For Brotherhood and Duty
    av Brian R. McEnany

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813160627

    During the tense months leading up to the American Civil War, the cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point continued their education even as the nation threatened to dissolve around them. Students from both the North and South stru…

  • Maxwell Taylor's Cold War

    Maxwell Taylor's Cold War
    av Ingo Trauschweizer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813177007

    General Maxwell Taylor served at the nerve centers of US military policy and Cold War strategy and experienced firsthand the wars in Korea and Vietnam, as well as crises in Berlin and Cuba. Along the way he became an adversary of President Dwight D.…

  • John J. Pershing and the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, 1917-1919

    John J. Pershing and the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, 1917-1919

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813181332

    General of the Armies John J. Pershing (1860--1948) had a long and distinguished military career but is most famous for leading the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. He published a memoir, My Experiences in the World War, and has been th…

  • Desert Redleg

    Desert Redleg

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813183657

    When Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded Kuwait in August 1990, triggering the First Gulf War, a coalition of thirty-five countries led by the United States responded with Operation Desert Storm, which culminated in a one-hundred-hour coordinated air stri…

  • Desert Redleg

    Desert Redleg
    av L. Scott Lingamfelter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813179209

    When Saddam Hussein’s Iraq invaded Kuwait in August 1990, triggering the First Gulf War, a coalition of thirty-five countries led by the United States responded with Operation Desert Storm, which culminated in a onehundred- hour coordinated ai…

  • The Way of Duty, Honor, Country

    The Way of Duty, Honor, Country
    av Charles Pelot Summerall

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813126180

    After graduating from West Point in 1892, Charles Pelot Summerall (1867--1955) launched a distinguished military career, fighting Filipino insurgents in 1899 and Boxers in China in 1900. His remarkable service included brigade, division, and corps c…

  • Forward with Patton

    Forward with Patton
    av Robert S. Allen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813169125

    Soldier, journalist, and Soviet spy Robert S. Allen (1900--1981) was a deeply controversial figure. After serving in France during World War I, he left the military, forged a successful career as a syndicated columnist, and even rose to become the W…

  • Boy on the Bridge

    Boy on the Bridge
    av Andrew Marble

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813178028

    His life and career were the embodiment of the American dream. Born in Poland, John Shalikashvili (1936--2011) descended from aristocratic European families that served with distinction in both battle and government for centuries. After barely survi…

  • Exposing the Third Reich

    Exposing the Third Reich
    av Henry G. Gole

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813141763

    As World War II recedes from living memory, there remain untold stories of important behind-the-scenes operatives who provided vital support to the leaders celebrated in historical accounts. Colonel Truman Smith is one of the most compelling figures…

  • Architect of Air Power

    Architect of Air Power
    av Brian D. Laslie

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813169989

    At age 36, Laurence S. Kuter (1905--1979) became the youngest general officer since William T. Sherman. He served as deputy commander of allied tactical air forces in North Africa during World War II and helped devise the American bombing strategy i…

  • Beetle

    Beetle
    av D.K.R. Crosswell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813136585

    A valued adviser and trusted insider in the highest echelon of U.S. military and political leaders, General Walter Bedell Smith began his public service career of more than forty years at age sixteen, when he joined the Indiana National Guard. His b…

  • Beetle

    Beetle
    av D.K.R. Crosswell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813126494

    A valued adviser and trusted insider in the highest echelon of U.S. military and political leaders, General Walter Bedell Smith began his public service career of more than forty years at age sixteen, when he joined the Indiana National Guard. His b…

  • Blood, Guts, and Grease

    Blood, Guts, and Grease
    av Jon B. Mikolashek

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813177908

    George S. Patton is one of the most controversial, celebrated, and popular military leaders in American history, and his accomplishments and victories have been greatly documented. Yet Patton spent years in the Army before garnering national attenti…

  • Parker Hitt

    Parker Hitt

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813182407

    "The history of war teems with occasions where the interception of dispatches and orders written in plain language has resulted in defeat and disaster for the force whose intentions thus became known at once to the enemy." So begins Colonel Parker H…

  • Edward M. Almond and the US Army

    Edward M. Almond and the US Army
    av Michael E. Lynch

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813177984

    This study presents a comprehensive look at a complex man who exhibited an unfaltering commitment to the military and to his soldiers but whose career was marked by controversy. As a senior Army officer in World Wars I and II, Lt. Gen. Edward M. Alm…

  • General William E. DePuy

    General William E. DePuy
    av Henry G. Gole

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813125008

    Considered one of most influential U. S. military officers of the twentieth century, William E. DePuy (1919--1992) developed the education and training program that regenerated the U.S. Army after the Vietnam War. Henry G. Gole draws from sources su…

  • Jacob L. Devers

    Jacob L. Devers
    av James Scott Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813166025

    General Jacob L. "Jake" Devers (1897--1979) was one of only two officers -- the other was Omar C. Bradley -- to command an army group during the decisive campaigns of 1944--1945 that liberated Europe and ended the war with Nazi Germany. After the wa…

  • Jacob L. Devers

    Jacob L. Devers
    av James Scott Wheeler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813175980

    General Jacob L. "Jake" Devers (1897--1979) was one of only two officers -- the other was Omar C. Bradley -- to command an army group during the decisive campaigns of 1944--1945 that liberated Europe and ended the war with Nazi Germany. After the wa…

  • Homer Lea

    Homer Lea
    av Lawrence M. Kaplan

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813126166

    As a five-feet-three-inch hunchback who weighed about 100 pounds, Homer Lea (1876--1912), was an unlikely candidate for life on the battlefield, yet he became a world-renowned military hero. Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune paints a revealing…

  • Alvin York

    Alvin York
    av Douglas V. Mastriano

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813145198

    Alvin C. York (1887--1964) -- devout Christian, conscientious objector, and reluctant hero of World War I -- is one of America's most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper's Academy Award-winning portrayal in the 1…

  • Advance and Destroy

    Advance and Destroy
    av John Nelson Rickard

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813175997

    In the winter of 1944--1945, Hitler sought to divide Allied forces in the heavily forested Ardennes region of Luxembourg and Belgium. He deployed more than 400,000 troops in one of the last major German offensives of the war, which became known as t…

  • Advance and Destroy

    Advance and Destroy
    av John Nelson Rickard

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813134550

    In the winter of 1944--1945, Hitler sought to divide Allied forces in the heavily forested Ardennes region of Luxembourg and Belgium. He deployed more than 400,000 troops in one of the last major German offensives of the war, which became known as t…

  • My Life before the World War, 1860-1917

    My Life before the World War, 1860-1917
    av John J. Pershing

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813141978

    Few American military figures are more revered than General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing (1860--1948), who is most famous for leading the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The only soldier besides George Washington to be promoted to the…

  • Normandy to Victory

    Normandy to Victory
    av William C. Sylvan

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813125251

    The war diary of General Courtney Hicks Hodges begins on June 2, 1944, as Hodges and the U.S. First Army prepare for Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of France. Hodges' aides, Major William C. Sylvan and Captain Francis G. Smith Jr., recorded…

  • Battlefield Surgeon

    Battlefield Surgeon
    av Paul A. Kennedy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813167237

    In November 1942, Paul Andrew Kennedy (1912--1993) boarded the St. Elena in New York Harbor and sailed for Casablanca as part of Operation Torch, the massive Allied invasion of North Africa. As a member of the US Army's 2nd Auxiliary Surgical Group,…

  • The 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam

    The 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam
    av Ira A. Hunt

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813126470

    Of all the military assignments in Vietnam, perhaps none was more challenging than the defense of the Mekong River Delta region. Operating deep within the Viet Cong--controlled Delta, the 9th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army was charged with prote…

  • Generals of the Army

    Generals of the Army

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813142135

    Formally titled "General of the Army," the five-star general is the highest possible rank awarded in the U.S. Army in modern times and has been awarded to only five men in the nation's history: George C. Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenh…