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Churchill's Generals

Churchill's Generals( )
Author: Keegan, John
Series title:Cassell Military Paperbacks Ser.
ISBN:978-0-304-36712-2
Publication Date:May 2007
Publisher:Cassell Guides
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

John Keegan has assembled a cast of seventeen generals whose reputations were made (and some of them broken) by Churchill and the Second World War.

Churchill's reputation as prime minister during the Second World War fluctuated according to the successes and failures of his generals. Most of them were household names, and often heroes, during the war years. All of them were prey to the intolerance, interference, irascibility - and the inspiration - of the man who...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Biography & Autobiography / Military
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.031 x 7.761 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:0.711 Pounds
Author Biography
Keegan, John (Author)
John Keegan, May 15, 1934 - August 2, 2012 John Keegan was born in London, England on May 15, 1934. He received a degree in history from Balliol College, Oxford in 1953. After graduation, he went to the United States on a grant to study the Civil War. When he returned to London, he wrote political reports for the United States Embassy and in 1960 was appointed as a lecturer at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, England, a post he held for 25 years. During this time he also held visiting professorships at Princeton University and Vassar College. In 1997, he began working for the Daily Telegraph as a defense correspondent and then military affairs editor. He also contributed to the American website National Review Online.

During his lifetime, he wrote more than 20 books about military history, the majority of which focus on warfare from the 14th to the 21st centuries. His works included Barbarossa: Invasion of Russia, The Face of Battle, A History of Warfare, Who Was Who in World War II, The Second World War, The American Civil War, The Mask of Command, and The Iraq War. He was knighted in 2000. He died on August 2, 2012 at age of 78.

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