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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Generals -- United States,
  • United States -- History, Military

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Edition Notes

SeriesEssay and general literature index reprint series
LC ClassificationsE181 W47 1968
The Physical Object
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18200742M

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Genre/Form: Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Westrate, Edwin Victor. Those fatal generals. New York, Knight Publications, Genre/Form: Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Westrate, Edwin Victor. Those fatal generals. Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press [ The Generals is a history of military commanders from WWII to the present (the present being when the book was published). In addition to a history of military leadership, the author (Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Thomas Ricks) puts forth a /5(). The information about The Generals shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .

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