Roosevelt's centurions

FDR and the commanders he led to victory in World War II
Joseph E Persico
Book - 2013

Explains how Franklin D. Roosevelt assumed the role of a hands-on wartime leader, discussing his contributions to military strategy and analyzing how his decisions may have helped end or prolonged the war.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Persico, Joseph E.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Random House, c2013.
Edition:1st ed.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 561-572) and index. 
505 0 |a The day we almost lost the army -- An end of neutrality -- From Barbarossa to the Atlantic Charter -- An undeclared war -- Pearl Harbor -- The President and General MacArthur -- Philippines lost, China on the brink -- Europe a debate, Pacific a victory -- North Africa : FDR versus the generals -- Sea war, air war -- Torch : the political education of Dwight Eisenhower -- The home front -- Unconditional surrender -- From Pacific islands to desert sands -- Italy invaded, Germany blasted -- From Tarawa to Tehran -- D-day -- MacArthur versus King : FDR's decision -- Europe : broad axe versus the spear -- Stilwell leaves China, MacArthur returns to the Philippines -- From the home front to Yalta -- Leveling Japan, invading Okinawa -- To take Berlin? -- Death of the Commander-in-chief -- Anatomy of victory. 
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