EisenhowerBook - 2006
Profiles the thirty-fourth president of the United States, focusing on his military career and role in World War Two.
In the third installment of the Great Generals series, WWII expert John Wukovits explores Dwight D. Eisenhower's contributions to American warfare. American general and 34th president of the United States, Eisenhower led the assault on the French coast at Normandy and held together the Allied units through the European campaign that followed. The book reveals Eisenhower's advocacy in the pre-war years of the tank, his friendships with George Patton and Fox Conner, his service in the Philippines with Douglas MacArthur, and his culminating role as supreme commander of Allied forces in Europe. Wukovits skillfully demonstrates how Eisenhower's evolution as a commander, his military doctrine, and his diplomatic skills are of extreme importance in understanding modern warfare.
In the third volume in the Great General series, an expert on World War II offers a thoughtful examination of the contributions of Dwight D. Eisenhower to American warfare, describing his role as supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe, his advocacy of the tank as a weapon, the development of his military tactics and diplomatic skills, and more. 75,000 first printing.