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Monty and Patton: Two Paths to Victory

Monty and Patton: Two Paths to Victory (Paperback)

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Of all the Allied generals in the Middle East and Europe in the Second World War, Bernard Montgomery and George Patton stand out. Neither held supreme command, but both had a magnetism and flair that set them apart from their contemporaries. They both had successes on the battlefield, went out of their way to court the headlines and made serious mistakes that attracted adverse publicity. They demonstrated similar traits - a total dedication to their careers, professionalism, selfishness, arrogance, a desire for the limelight and an unhesitating use of friends in high places to further their careers or achieve their aims. Neither was particularly pleasant - but then generals are not meant to be in war. Needless to say, they did not like each other. In "Monty and Patton", Michael Reynolds compares the lives of that 'little fart' Monty and that 'foul mouthed lover of war' Patton. He shows their greatness as commanders and how they both made essential contributions to victory in North Africa and Europe in the Second World War.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryHistory & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryFirst World WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: The History Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/11/2007 ISBN-13: 9781862274174  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sandhurst-trained Major General Michael Reynolds CB retired from the British Army in 1986 after a distinguished military career during which he commanded at every level from infantry platoon in the Korean War to international Division. He is one of a rare group of men who have commanded American, British, Canadian and German soldiers. Amongst several other books he is the author of the acclaimed. The Devil's Adjutant: Jochen Peiper and Steel Inferno: I SS Panzer Corps in Normnday. He lives in East Sussex.

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