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New PDF release: America's Military Adversaries: From Colonial Times to the

By John C. Fredriksen

ISBN-10: 1576076032

ISBN-13: 9781576076033

Books on American army heroes abound. yet this publication is the 1st to target America's gifted enemies—the generals, admirals, Indian chiefs and warriors, submarine captains, fighter pilots, and spies who antagonistic the us with army strength or different skill. usually those army leaders have been among the finest minds in their times.

For greater than centuries, the recent nation's such a lot consistent army competitors have been the local americans, led through such able chiefs as American Horse and Little Wolf. below D'Iberville, Canada's French colonialists grew to become bold foes, yet they have been quickly passed by means of the carefully disciplined redcoats of serious Britain lower than Howe and Cornwallis. paradoxically, the best enemies within the background of the USA weren't the leaders of overseas army forces—like Mexico's Santa Anna, Japan's Yamamoto, or Vietnam's Vo Nguyen Giap. They arose from between its personal voters throughout the Civil conflict, the bloodiest clash in American history.

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San Rafael, CA: Presidio Press, 1978; Rolf, David. The 23 ARNOLD, BENEDICT Bloody Road to Tunis. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001; Watson, Bruce A. Exit Rommel: The Tunisian Campaign, 1942–1943. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999; Whiting, Charles. Kasserine Pass: Anatomy of Slaughter. New York: Scarborough House, 1984. Arnold, Benedict (January 14, 1741–June 14, 1801) Army General/Traitor enedict Arnold was unquestionably the finest tactical commander in the Continental Army and directly responsible for several important American victories.

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Navies, Deterrence, and American Independence: Britain and Seapower in the 1760s and 1770s. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1988. Arnim, Hans-Jurgen (April 4, 1889–September 1, 1962) German General stiff, archetypical Prussian nobleman, Arnim was an outstanding tactician and a humane adversary of the old school. He succeed the legendary “Desert Fox”—Erwin Rommel—as commander of German troops in North Africa, becoming one of the highest-ranking military captives in Western hands.

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