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Great Generals

WesClarkVieoFront “Palgrave’s Great Generals Series is an important and inspiring contribution to our understanding of modern-day warfare. Every book in the series will provide invaluable insight into the legacies of eminent military leaders and take the reader on a gripping tour of the most spectacular maneuvers, missions and battles in world history.”

&mdashGeneral Wesley K. Clark (ret.)

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Books in this Series

Patton: A Biography
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Patton: A Biography

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Alan Axelrod; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

A concise and penetrating biography of one of history's greatest yet most controversial commanders. An atavistic warrior, Patton was a leader who defined modern warfare in the twentieth century's most desperate and destructive theater of combat: World War II

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Eisenhower: A Biography
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Eisenhower: A Biography

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John Wukovits; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

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

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Custer: Lessons in Leadership
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Custer: Lessons in Leadership

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Duane Schultz and Foreword By Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

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 brigadier general—barely two years after...

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Marshall: Lessons in Leadership
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Marshall: Lessons in Leadership

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H. Paul Jeffers, Alan Axelrod and Foreword By Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

The inspiring life of the military commander Churchill called "the organizer of victory"

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Washington: Lessons in Leadership
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Washington: Lessons in Leadership

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Gerald M. Carbone; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

Before he became "the Father of our Country," George Washington was the Father of the American Army. He took troops that had no experience, no tradition, and no training, and fought a protracted...

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Robert E. Lee: Lessons in Leadership
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Robert E. Lee: Lessons in Leadership

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Noah Andre Trudeau; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

The unique leadership and lasting legacy of Robert E. Lee, the most beloved and studied military leader of his time

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Sherman: Lessons in Leadership
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Sherman: Lessons in Leadership

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Steven E. Woodworth, Foreword by Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

General William Tecumseh Sherman famously said "War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it." This statement has contributed to his mythic status as a grim-visaged Civil War character who embodied implacable...

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Andrew Jackson: A Biography
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Andrew Jackson: A Biography

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Robert V. Remini; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

Andrew Jackson is best known as the president who created "Jacksonian democracy," with its focus on manifest destiny and laissez-faire economics. But rarely are his accomplishments as a general highlighted....

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Pershing: A Biography
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Pershing: A Biography

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Jim Lacey; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

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. entered WWI with inadquate forces, in just...

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Bradley: A Biography
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Bradley: A Biography

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Alan Axelrod; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

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 American field command in U.S. history...

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MacArthur: A Biography
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MacArthur: A Biography

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Richard B. Frank; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

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

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LeMay: A Biography
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LeMay: A Biography

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Barrett Tillman; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

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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Grant: A Biography
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Grant: A Biography

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John Mosier; Foreword by General Wesley K. Clark
St. Martin's Press

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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Stonewall Jackson: A Biography
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Stonewall Jackson: A Biography

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Donald A. Davis; Foreword by General Wesley Clark
St. Martin's Press

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

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General Wesley K. Clark discusses the Great Generals Series - biographies of great American military leaders from the American Revolution to World War II.