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The savior generals : how five great commanders saved wars that were lost, from ancient Greece to Iraq /

Traces the stories of Themistocles, Belisarius, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Ridgway, and David Petraeus, evaluating their pivotal military roles and the controversies that marked their careers. Full description

Main Author: Hanson, Victor Davis.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed.
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Contents: Athens is burning: Themistocles at Salamis-September 480 B.C. -- Byzantium at the brink: the fireman Flavius Belisarius-A.D. 527-559 -- "Atlanta is ours and fairly won": William Tecumseh Sherman's gift to Abraham Lincoln-summer 1864 -- 100 days in Korea: Matthew Ridgway takes over-winter 1950-51 -- Iraq is "lost": David Petraeus and the surge in Iraq-January 2007-May 2008.
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