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Monty and Rommel - Parallel Lives (Hardcover): Peter Caddick Adams

Monty and Rommel - Parallel Lives (Hardcover)

Peter Caddick Adams

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Two men came to personify Allied and German generalship in the Second World War: Bernard Montgomery and Erwin Rommel. They fought a series of extraordinary battles across several theaters of war that established them as two of the greatest generals of their age. Born four years apart, their lives were remarkably similar--from their shared provincial upbringings to each nearly dying in but emerging from the first World War with glowing war records. They would begin to fight each other as divisional commanders in 1940 and as they came to prominence, first in North Africa, then at the Normandy D-Day allied invasion.
Caddick-Adams tracks and compares their military talents and personalities in battle. "Monty and Rommel" explores how each general was raised to power by their war leaders, Churchill and Hitler, and how the innovative military strategy and thought of both permeate down to today's armies.

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Imprint: Abrams Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Peter Caddick Adams
Dimensions: 231 x 161 x 42mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Unsewn / adhesive bound / Paper over boards / With dust jacket
Pages: 614
ISBN-13: 978-1-59020-725-3
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Historical, political & military
Books > Biography > Historical, political & military
LSN: 1-59020-725-4
Barcode: 9781590207253

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