The Resource Old Glory Stories : American Combat Leadership in World War II

Old Glory Stories : American Combat Leadership in World War II

Label
Old Glory Stories : American Combat Leadership in World War II
Title
Old Glory Stories
Title remainder
American Combat Leadership in World War II
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Saying that no generation of Americans has produced a finer array of combat commanders than that of World War II, a thirty-year army veteran examines combat leadership throughout the war at every level of command in the U.S. Army. The author argues that although Army chief of staff George C. Marshall's organization and training policies were indispensable, the ultimate victory was the result of spirited leadership and the undaunted courage of those who served, from individual riflemen to the upper echelons of army command. Rather than a history of battles and campaigns, this book is an an
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 940.54
  • 940.54/12730922
Index
no index present
LC call number
D769
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Old Glory Stories : American Combat Leadership in World War II
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Prologue; PART 1: THE GENERALS; 1. The Theater Commanders: MacArthur, Eisenhower, and Stillwell; 2. Army Group Commanders in Europe and the Meditteranean: Travails and Triumphs; 3. Army Commanders in the Pacific: Forgotten Warriors; 4. Army Commanders in Europe: A Formidable Array of Warriors; 5. America's Dual-Theater Commanders: Interlopers from the Pacific; 6. Commanders in Desperate Situations: Restoring the Fighting Spirit; 7. Airborne Commanders: The Stuff of Instant Legends; PART 2: THE WARRIORS; 8. Enola Gay: Paul Tibbets of the Army Air Forces
  • 9. Measuring Up: The Epic Tale of Joe Dawson10. Rangers Lead the Way: Len Lomell and the 2nd Ranger Battalion; 11. Heroism Outlasts Prejudice: Vernon J. Baker and the Buffalo Soldiers; 12. Hold at All Costs: Lyle J. Bouck and the Battle of the Bulge; 13. Band of Brothers: Dick Winters and the Men of Easy Company; 14. Shattering Stereotypes: Charity Adams Earley and the Women's Army Corps; 15. To Hell and Back: The Saga of Audie Murphy; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn863822242
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (385 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612514987
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9a179f4e-4cdc-466a-a207-4bee12ae74bf
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29317630
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)863822242
  • pebc1612514987

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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