Great Generals

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Custer: Lessons in Leadership
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Duane Schultz and Foreword By Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

Colorful, charismatic, and controversial, George Armstrong Custer became a national hero at the age of twenty-three when he was promoted to the rank of...


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Marshall: Lessons in Leadership
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H. Paul Jeffers, Alan Axelrod and Foreword By Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

General George C. Marshall was a skillful and compassionate leader with a unique legacy. He never fired a shot during WWII and led no troops into battle—his...


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Washington: Lessons in Leadership
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Gerald M. Carbone; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

George Washington influenced every phase of the Revolutionary war, from beginning to end. He deftly handled the "political realm" by convincing Congress to...


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Robert E. Lee: Lessons in Leadership
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Noah Andre Trudeau; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

General Robert E. Lee was a complicated man and military figure.  From his birth as the son of a celebrated and tragic Revolutionary War hero, to his career...


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Sherman: Lessons in Leadership
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Steven E. Woodworth, Foreword by Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

General William Tecumseh Sherman famously said “War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it.” This statement has contributed to his mythic status as a...


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Andrew Jackson: A Biography
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Robert V. Remini; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

Andrew Jackson is best known as the president who created “Jacksonian democracy,” with its focus on manifest destiny and laissez-faire economics. But rarely...


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Bradley: A Biography
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Alan Axelrod; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

Dubbed by the World War II press as "The G.I. General" because of his close identification with his men, Omar Bradley rose to command the largest exclusively...


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Pershing: A Biography
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Jim Lacey; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

This persuasive biography sheds light on the nation's first modern combat commander who set the standard for today's four-star officers. Though the U.S....


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LeMay: A Biography
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Barrett Tillman; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

The latest book in the Great Generals Series with Wesley Clark features the controversial command and strategies of the Air Force Chief of Staff...


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MacArthur: A Biography
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Richard B. Frank; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

Douglas MacArthur is best remembered for his ability to adapt, a quality that catalyzed his greatest accomplishments. Adaptability has become an indispensable...


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Stonewall Jackson: A Biography
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Donald A. Davis; Foreword by General Wesley Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

The new installment of Wesley Clark's Great Generals Series portrays Stonewall Jackson, the man who pioneered mobile warfare


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Patton: A Biography
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Alan Axelrod; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

A concise and penetrating biography of one of history’s greatest yet most controversial commanders. An atavistic warrior, Patton was a leader who defined...


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Grant: A Biography
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John Mosier; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

The newest biography in Wesley Clark's Great Generals series details the life and legacy of one of America's most ingenious military minds


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Eisenhower: A Biography
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John Wukovits; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

WWII expert John Wukovits explores Dwight D. Eisenhower's contributions to American warfare. American general and 34th president of the United States,...


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