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Description - The Generals by Winston Groom

Celebrated historian Winston Groom tells the story of three remarkable men-of-arms who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their generation during World War II. George Marshall, George Patton, and Douglas MacArthur redefined America's ideas of military leadership and brought forth a new generation of American soldier. Their efforts revealed to the world the grit and determination that would become synonymous with America in the post-war years. Virginian George Marshall led his class at the Virginia Military Institute to become the principal planner of the Battle of the Meuse-Argonne, the greatest American operation, which ended the conflict. Afterward, he rose to become the Army's Chief of Staff, where he balanced the volatility of generals such as Patton and MacArthur for the good of the country. Like Marshall, George Patton, who is remembered as one of the most heroic and controversial generals in American history, overcame early academic difficulties to graduate at the top of his class at West Point. He would build and command the Army's burgeoning tank division, lead the successful invasion of North Africa during World War II, a

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781426215490
ISBN-10: 1426215495
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 162mm x mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: National Geographic Society
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publish Date: 10-Nov-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Winston Groom

Winston Groom is the beloved author of 14 previous books, including Forrest Gump; The Aviators; Conversations with the Enemy (nominated for a Pulitzer Prize); 1942- The Year That Tried Men's Souls; Vicksburg, 1863; and Shiloh, 1862.

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