Washington (Great Generals)

Washington (Great Generals)

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Before he became "the Father of our Country," George Washington was the Father of the American Army. He took troops that had no experience, no tradition, and no training, and fought a protracted war against the best, most disciplined force in the world--the British Army. Deftly handling the political realm, he left his mark with a vision of the Revolution as a war of attrition and his offensives which were as brilliant as they were unpredictable. In Washington, award-winning author Gerald M. Carbone argues that it is this sort of fearless but not reckless, spontaneous but calculated offensive that Washington should be remembered for--as a leader not of infallibility but of greatness.

ISBN: 9780230103665

Published Date: March 15, 2011

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Language: English

Page Count: 208

Size: 8.41" l x 5.47" w x 0.68" h