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Roosevelt's Centurions

FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II

Roosevelt's Centurions( )
Author: Persico, Joseph E.
ISBN:978-0-8129-7497-3
Publication Date:Mar 2014
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

"FDR's centurions were my heroes and guides. Now Joe Persico has written the best account of those leaders I've ever read."--Colin L. Powell All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt's Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like no president since Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Declaring...
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Book Details
Pages:672
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
History / Military / Naval
Biography & Autobiography / Military
Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.09 x 9.19 x 1.58 Inches
Book Weight:1.53 Pounds
Author Biography
Persico, Joseph E. (Author)
Was a contributing writer for Colin Powell's My American Journey. He also wrote Piercing the Reich, which is about the penetration of Nazi Germany by American Agents, and Nuremburg, which was made into a major television docudrama.

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