Roosevelt's Centurions

Roosevelt's Centurions

FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II

Book - 2013 | 1st ed
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Explains how Franklin D. Roosevelt assumed the role of a hands-on wartime leader, discussing his contributions to military strategy and analyzing how his decisions may have helped end or prolonged the war.
Contents: The day we almost lost the army
An end of neutrality
From Barbarossa to the Atlantic Charter
An undeclared war
Pearl Harbor
The president and general Macarthur
Philippines lost, China on the brink
Europe a debate : Pacific a victory
North Africa, FDR versus the generals
Sea war, air war
Torch : the political education of Dwight Eisenhower
The home front
Unconditional surrender
From Pacific islands to desert sands
Italy invaded, Germany blasted
From Tarawa to Tehran
Macarthur verus king : FDR's decision
Europle : broad axe versus the spear
Stilwell leaves China : Macarthur returns to Philippines
From the homefront to Yalta
Leveling Japan, invading Okinawa
To take Berlin?
Death of the commander-in-chief
Anatomy of victory
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 973.917092 P
Characteristics: xviii, 650 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781400064434


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