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US commanders of World War II

by James R. Arnold

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Published by Osprey in Oxford, United Kingdom, Osceola, WI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Officers -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (v. 1, p. 57) and index.

      Other titlesUnited States commanders of World War II, US commanders of World War 2, US commanders of World War Two
      StatementJ. Arnold and R. Hargis ; illustrated by Darko Pavlovic.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesElite ;, 85-, Elite series ;, 85.
      ContributionsHargis, Robert, 1959-, Pavlović, Darko.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769 .A79 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1> :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3460528M
      ISBN 101841764744
      LC Control Number2005412555
      OCLC/WorldCa49871861

      The Generals. In the list below you will find the generals categorized by each nation and then alphabetical by last name. Listed are those who held a generals rank during active service during World War II, but it also includes a number of retired generals with high political appointments. The German Commanders of World War II book series by Gordon Williamson includes books German Commanders of World War II (1): Army (Elite) and German Commanders of World War II (2): Waffen-SS, Luftwaffe & Navy. See the complete German Commanders of World War II series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

      "During World War II, senior American commanders generally were given a few months in which to succeed, be killed or wounded, or be replaced. Sixteen Army division commanders were relieved for cause, out of a total of officers who commanded Army divisions in combat during the war/5().   The United States suffered about , military deaths during World War II. The vast majority of those killed were enlisted and lower ranking officers. However, there were some “fallen stars” as well. Nearly 1, U.S. Army generals served at some point during World War II, and of those about 40 died during or immediately following the war.

      GERMANY FIRST: THE BASIC CONCEPT OF ALLIED STRATEGY IN WORLD WAR II by Louis Morton: The Color Plans, l Strategic Adjustment, The Critical Summer of Shift to the Atlantic, September January The Decision Is Made: 2. THE GERMAN DECISION TO INVADE NORWAY AND DENMARK by Earl F. Ziemke: Book Description: Battle Cry follows the fortunes of a Marine outfit from boot camp to Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and elsewhere in the Pacific during World War II. Many of the events are based on the author’s WWII experience with the 6th Marine Regiment. The interactions of the characters and their ability to develop “esprit de corps” is a [ ].


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