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Churchill's Generals
Sir John Keegan

Classification : Military History
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Page Extent : 384
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780304367122
Price : 650

About the book
Churchill's reputation as Prime Minister during the Second World War fluctuated according to the successes and failures of his generals. Most of them were household names, and often heroes, during the war years. All of them were prey to the intolerance, interference, irascibility - and the inspiration - of the man who wanted to be both the general in the field and the presiding strategic genius. He sacked his warlords ruthlessly, yet in the end he came to be served by perhaps the greatest generals this country has ever produced. Includes chapters on Wavell, Ironside, Ritchie, Auchinleck, Montgomery, Alexander, Percival, Wingate, Slim and Carton de Wiart.Note: The Publisher regrets that the biographical note for Gary Sheffield is incorrect in the book. Please refer to the Orion website (www.orionbooks.co.uk) for the correct version.

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Sir John Keegan
John Keegan is Britain's premier historian. He was Defence Editor of the DAILY TELEGRAPH 1986-99. He was knighted in the New Year's Honours in 2000.
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