Grant & Lee, a Study in Personality and Generalship

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Indiana University Press, 1957 - Biography & Autobiography - 323 pages
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..". cuts squarely across the accepted tradition... Fuller examines these two great soldiers from a fresh viewpoint and refuses to let himself be bound by tradition." -- New York Times Book Review ..". readable, instructive, stimulating, and... controversial as when first published." -- Military Review First published fifty years ago, Fuller's study of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee remains one of his most brilliant and durable works, Grant and Lee is a compelling study not only of the two men, but also of the nature of leadership and command in wartime.

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Review: Grant and Lee: A Study in Personality and Generalship

User Review  - William - Goodreads

Pretty interesting book. Flips on your head what you think about Lee and Grant. Though it gets into some specific details, it has a lot to cover in about 175 pages, so it feels like more could've been included. An amazing writer though. Read full review

Review: Grant and Lee: A Study in Personality and Generalship

User Review  - Richard Miller - Goodreads

A good study of contrasts of these two supreme generals. It has spurred me to want to read more about both men . If you are a Civil War buff , then you may want to read this book. Read full review

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J. F. C. Fuller was one of the most important and original military thinkers of the twentieth century. He served as a lieutenant in Britain's Boer War, organized the first British tank corps in World War I, and developed the strategy and tactics of tank warfare that were later put to use by the Nazis for their World War II blitzkriegs. His many books include "A Military History of the Western World" (3 volumes) and "The Generalship of Alexander the Great,

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