A compelling study of the military career of five-star general Omar Bradley details his rise to command of the U.S. 12th Army Group in the European theater of World War II, gifts as as a tactician, service as a mentor for younger officers, transformation of the VA into a model government agency, and key legacy for modern military service. 50, 000 first printing.His jeep rolled over an Italian landmine. ... The predicament of the 1st Armored Division was intensified by Montgomerya#39;s own problems, as his frontal assault was stymied by ... to Montya#39;s rescue a a scenario he relished as much for the humiliation it would cause the British commander as for what it would do to the enemy.
|Publisher||:||Palgrave MacMillan - 2008|