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Dick Cole’s War
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Dennis R. Okerstrom
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-31 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

With the 100th anniversary of his birth on September 7, 2015 Dick Cole has long stood in the powerful spotlight of fame that has followed him since his B-25 was launched from a Navy carrier and flown toward Japan just four months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. In recognition
Lessons Unlearned
Language: en
Pages: 502
Authors: Pat Proctor
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-09 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

Colonel Pat Proctor’s long overdue critique of the Army’s preparation and outlook in the all-volunteer era focuses on a national security issue that continues to vex in the twenty-first century: Has the Army lost its ability to win strategically by focusing on fighting conventional battles against peer enemies? Or can
Patton's War
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Kevin M. Hymel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-01 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

During his life, George S. Patton Jr. starred as an Olympic athlete in the 1912 Stockholm games, chased down Mexican bandits, and led tanks into battle in World War I. But he is best remembered for his exploits on the field of battle in World War II. Patton’s War, the
Patton
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: J. Furman Daniel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-03 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

General George S. Patton Jr. is one of the most successful yet misunderstood figures in American military history. Despite the many books and articles written about him, none considers in depth how his love of history shaped the course of his life. In this thematic biography, Furman Daniel traces Patton’s
Loss and Redemption at St. Vith
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Gregory Fontenot
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-15 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

Loss and Redemption at St Vith closes a gap in the record of the Battle of the Bulge by recounting the exploits of the 7th Armored Division in a way that no other study has. Most accounts of the Battle of the Bulge give short-shrift to the interval during which