American Military Leaders: A-L

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A comprehensive collection of biographies of the most prominent military leaders in American history.

American Military Leaders contains over 400 A-Z biographies of individuals such as Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, who ended hundreds of years of tradition by allowing women to serve on Navy ships; and, Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, whose rules of clandestine warfare are still followed by the U.S. Special Forces.

Coverage centers on the outstanding generals, sergeants, fighter aces, militiamen, theorists, doctors, and nurses who make up America's military history. This volume presents their backgrounds, contributions, and significance to America's fortunes in war. This title also cites works for further research, includes a list of leaders organized by their military titles, and a comprehensive index.

* 422 A-Z biographies highlight each individual's background, contributions, and significance to America's fortunes in war

* Illustrated

* Cites works for further research and includes a list of leaders organized by their military titles

 

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American Military Leaders: From Colonial Times to the Present (2 Volumes)

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Contents

Volume I AL 1
1
Volume II MZ 161
461
List of Leaders by Title
907

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About the author (1999)

John C. Fredriksen, PhD, is an independent historian.