Omar Bradley: General at WarJim DeFelice
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Praise for “Omar Bradley: General at War” In “Omar Bradley: General at War,” Jim DeFelice brings a war hero to life. Through the pages of this fast-paced and thoroughly researched story, the crack shot from Middle America emerges as an intellectual force behind some of America s greatest victoriesand a man who held his own against titans like Eisenhower, Patton, and Montgomery. From the deserts of Tunisia to the blood-stained snows of Bastogne, DeFelice s saga of war, heroism, and humility gives America s last five-star general a literary monument he never had in life. “Omar Bradley: General at War” is a truly remarkable book you ll enjoy for its skillful writing as well as its historical credibility. Highly recommended! Jonathan W. Jordan, bestselling author of “Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe” Jim DeFelice has written an entertaining and readable account of a great leader s life, showing what shaped his character and how he faced some of the greatest military challenges of the twentieth century. Military buffs will be pleased. Anyone who reads it will be enriched. Larry Bond, author of “New York Times” bestseller, “Cold Choices” People are familiar with the Omar Bradley of film and history books that depict him as a sidekick to more celebrated American generalsbut they do not know anything close to the truth about him. In this vital, triumphant work, Jim DeFelice at long last dispels all the misconceptions with the definitive story of this towering U.S. military figure. And he does it with the masterful style of a veteran writer. Jerome Preisler, “New York Times” bestselling author of “All Hands Down: The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the USS Scorpion” and the forthcoming “Codename Caesar,” an exploration of German-Japanese cooperation during World War II General Bradley was a mid-American to the core with those values being illustrated throughout his life. This is an enjoyable read for followers of military history, students of leadership skills, and good old human interest fans. . . . A quick read and a big help in understanding the major players and strategies of the European campaigns during WWII. Richard Marcinko, ROGUE WARRIOR, aka Richard Marcinko CDR, USN (Ret.)"