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From the high seas at Trafalgar to the dusty battle fields of Sinai, the course of history has been changed by military mavericks who lead from the front. In the current age of backroom generals who command from far behind the front lines, it is often forgotten that wars have been won or lost by the personality and leadership of a maverick commander. Here for the first ...more
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Skyhorse Publishing
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C Hintz
Nov 07, 2016 C Hintz rated it it was ok
MAVERICK MILITARY LEADERS by Robert Harvey is a well-researched and thoroughly planned book. I enjoy books on military strategy and tales of heroes and battles that dignified them. In each chapter of tis book he covers one general and their defining strengths.

This will remain on my shelf as a reference volume. Many times I am in need of information, and Harvey has done an absolutely amazing job at collecting and assembling the histories of these wartime generals. This is a book best read in sma
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