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Roosevelt's centurions : FDR and the commanders he led to victory in World War II /

Explains how Franklin D. Roosevelt assumed the role of a hands-on wartime leader, discussing his contributions to military strategy and analyzing how his decisions may have helped end or prolonged the war. Full description

Main Author: Persico, Joseph E.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Random House, 2013
Edition: 1st ed.
Contents: The day we almost lost the army -- An end of neutrality -- From Barbarossa to the Atlantic Charter -- An undeclared war -- Pearl Harbor -- The president and general Macarthur -- Philippines lost, China on the brink -- Europe a debate : Pacific a victory -- North Africa, FDR versus the generals -- Sea war, air war -- Torch : the political education of Dwight Eisenhower -- The home front -- Unconditional surrender -- From Pacific islands to desert sands -- Italy invaded, Germany blasted -- From Tarawa to Tehran -- D-day -- Macarthur verus king : FDR's decision -- Europle : broad axe versus the spear -- Stilwell leaves China : Macarthur returns to Philippines -- From the homefront to Yalta -- Leveling Japan, invading Okinawa -- To take Berlin? -- Death of the commander-in-chief -- Anatomy of victory.
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