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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:978-1-299-61590-8
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

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 himself "Dr. Win-the-War," FDR assumed the role of strategist in chief, and, though surrounded by star-studded generals and admirals, he made clear who was running the...
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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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