The generals : American military command from World War II to today / Thomas E. Ricks.

Describes the values, strategic thinking, and leadership qualities of military leaders from World War II to the present day and how the widening separation between performance and accountability has not resulted in any recent Marshalls, Eisenhowers, or Pattons.

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Main Author: Ricks, Thomas E.
Language:English
Published: New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
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Physical Description:558 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Format: Book
Contents:
  • World War II
  • The Korean War
  • The Vietnam War
  • Interwar
  • Iraq and the hidden costs of rebuilding.