Grant & Lee: A Study in Personality and Generalship

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Indiana University Press, 1982 - 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  - Kate - Goodreads

First published in 1957 this book is a definitive study of the personalities of US Grant and Robert E Lee and how their personalities along with the era in which they lived drive their conduct during ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Landon - Goodreads

An excellent study of the two generals. Fuller was not only an eminently qualified general officer, fully capable of rendering an expert analysis of both men's generalship, but also, as an Englishman ... 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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