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Publisher Description

He was known as "the G.I. General" - humble, self-effacing, hard-working, reflecting the small-town virtues of the America whose uniform he wore. But those very virtues have led historians to neglect General Omar Bradley - until now. Bestselling author Jim DeFelice, in this, the first-ever biography of America's last five-star general, tells Bradley's full story, and argues that the neglected G.I. General did more than any other to defeat Hitler in World War II. 

DeFelice reveals:

• Why Bradley deserves most of the credit for America's victories in North Africa
• How Bradley was one of Patton's great defenders and tried to cover up the infamous slapping incident 
• How Eisenhower panicked - when Bradley didn't - during the early stages of the Battle of the Bulge
• Why Bradley expected the Germans might use radiological weapons at Normandy 

Meticulously researched, using previously untapped document and unpublished diaries, Omar Bradley: General at War deserves a place on the shelf of every reader of World War II history. 

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2013
April 22
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
451
Pages
PUBLISHER
Regnery History
SELLER
Simon & Schuster Canada
SIZE
2.1
MB

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