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The Resource Great military lives : leadership and courage : from Waterloo to the Falklands in obituaries, edited by Guy Liardet and Michael Tillotson ; [foreword by William Hague], (electronic resource)

Great military lives : leadership and courage : from Waterloo to the Falklands in obituaries, edited by Guy Liardet and Michael Tillotson ; [foreword by William Hague], (electronic resource)

Label
Great military lives : leadership and courage : from Waterloo to the Falklands in obituaries
Title
Great military lives
Title remainder
leadership and courage : from Waterloo to the Falklands in obituaries
Statement of responsibility
edited by Guy Liardet and Michael Tillotson ; [foreword by William Hague]
Title variation
  • Century of obituaries
  • Times great military lives
Title variation remainder
a century in obituaries
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Times for over 150 years has been providing the most respected and perceptive verdicts on the lives of outstanding individuals. The Times Great Military Lives is an authoritative and fascinating collection of obituaries depicting the great military commanders of the 19th and 20th centuries, from Wellington to Fieldhouse
Cataloging source
CaBNVSL
Dewey number
355/.009/22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
U51
LC item number
.G74 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tillotson, Michael
  • Liardet, Guy
  • Credo Reference (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armed Forces
  • Military history, Modern
  • Military history, Modern
Label
Great military lives : leadership and courage : from Waterloo to the Falklands in obituaries, edited by Guy Liardet and Michael Tillotson ; [foreword by William Hague], (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/collinsglmil
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Foreword / William Hague -- Introduction / Major-General Michael Tillotson -- Wellington, Strategist and inspirational commander-in-chief, 15th September 1852 -- Raglan, British Commander-in-Chief in the Crimea, 2 July 1855 -- Grant, Master strategist of the Union Army, 24 July 1885 -- Lee, American soldier: 'one of the noblest soldiers who have ever drawn a sword in a cause which they believed just.', 12 October 1870 -- Garibaldi, Italian Patriot and Soldier of Fortune, 3 and 5 June 1882 -- Sitting Bull, Chief of the Prairie Sioux, 17 December 1890 -- Moltke, 'Organizer of victory', 25 and 27 April 1891 -- MacMahon, Descendant of a distinguished Irish family in the service of France, 18 October 1893 -- Cetywayo, Cetywayo, King of the Zulus, 11 February 1884 -- Togo, Japan's Nelson, 30 May 1934 -- Roberts, 'He May be tiny, but he's wise, He's a terror for his size', 15 November 1914 -- Hindenburg, 'Father Of The Fatherland', 3 August 1934 -- Ludendorff, Hindenburg's right hand man and confidant in the First World War, 21 December 1937 -- Fisher, Father Of The Modern Battle-Fleet 12 July, 1920 -- Foch, The Soul Of Victory, 21 March 1929 -- Haig, Master of the Field, 31 January 1928 -- Jellicoe, 'The only man on either side who could lose the war in an afternoon', 21 November 1935 -- Beatty, A Great Sea Commander, 11 March 1936 -- Scheer, High Seas Fleet Commander, 27 November 1928 -- Atatürk, Maker of Modern Turkey. Soldier, Organizer and Administrator, 11 November 1938 -- Allenby, Great Soldier and Administrator, 15 May 1936 -- Trenchard, Father of the Royal Air Force, 11 February 1956 -- Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland, patriot and statesman, 29 January 1951 -- Rundstedt, Orthodox strategist and father figure of the German officer corps., 25 February 1953 -- Guderian, Germany's dynamic panzer commander of the Second World War, 17 May 1954 -- Wavell, Soldier and Man of Letters, 25th May 1950 --
  • Alanbrooke, One of the greatest soldiers of his generation, 18 June 1963 -- Auchinleck, Architect of a defensive strategy that led to victory in the desert, 25 March 1981 -- Cunningham, The greatest Royal Navy commander of the Second World War, 13 June 1963 -- Horton, An Architect of victory in the Battle of the Atlantic, 9 August, 1951 -- Dönitz, Architect of German wartime U-boat strategy, 27 December 1980 -- Rommel, A masterly tactician and aggressive exploiter of success, 16 October 1944 -- Montgomery, Victor of El Alamein and a legend in his own lifetime, 25 March 1976 -- Eisenhower, Modern America's soldier statesman, 29 March 1969 -- Patton, Brilliant American War Leader, 22 December 1945 -- Kesselring, One of Germany's most accomplished commanders in the Second World War, 18 July 1960 -- MacArthur, Brilliant soldier and controversial strategist, 6 April 1964 -- Nimitz, The Mastering of Japanese Sea Power, 22 February 1966 -- Manstein, An outstanding German soldier 13 June 1973 -- Rokossovsky, Master of the Counter-Offensive, 5 August 1968 -- Zhukov, Leader of the Soviet Attack on Germany, 20th June 1974 -- Dowding, Victor of the Battle of Britain, 16 February 1970 -- Galland, The Luftwaffe's Fighter Commander, 14 February 1996 -- Harris, Executant of strategic air offensive against Germany, 7 April 1984 -- Slim, Soldier of indomitable spirit who defeated the Japanese, 15 December 1970 -- Wingate, Guerrilla Operations in Burma, 1st April 1944 -- Ridgway, United Nations Supreme Commander in Korea, 27 July 1993 -- Gorshkov, Mastermind of global Soviet seapower, 16 May 1988 -- Walker, Fighting General of uncompromising methods 14 August 2001 -- Fieldhouse, Falklands Conflict Commander-in-Chief, 18 February 1992
Control code
07276707
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (54 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781849725187
Isbn Type
(online)
Other physical details
1 image, digital files.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00229426
  • (Credo)collinsglmil2008
  • (OCoLC)456520826
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Great military lives : leadership and courage : from Waterloo to the Falklands in obituaries, edited by Guy Liardet and Michael Tillotson ; [foreword by William Hague], (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/collinsglmil
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Foreword / William Hague -- Introduction / Major-General Michael Tillotson -- Wellington, Strategist and inspirational commander-in-chief, 15th September 1852 -- Raglan, British Commander-in-Chief in the Crimea, 2 July 1855 -- Grant, Master strategist of the Union Army, 24 July 1885 -- Lee, American soldier: 'one of the noblest soldiers who have ever drawn a sword in a cause which they believed just.', 12 October 1870 -- Garibaldi, Italian Patriot and Soldier of Fortune, 3 and 5 June 1882 -- Sitting Bull, Chief of the Prairie Sioux, 17 December 1890 -- Moltke, 'Organizer of victory', 25 and 27 April 1891 -- MacMahon, Descendant of a distinguished Irish family in the service of France, 18 October 1893 -- Cetywayo, Cetywayo, King of the Zulus, 11 February 1884 -- Togo, Japan's Nelson, 30 May 1934 -- Roberts, 'He May be tiny, but he's wise, He's a terror for his size', 15 November 1914 -- Hindenburg, 'Father Of The Fatherland', 3 August 1934 -- Ludendorff, Hindenburg's right hand man and confidant in the First World War, 21 December 1937 -- Fisher, Father Of The Modern Battle-Fleet 12 July, 1920 -- Foch, The Soul Of Victory, 21 March 1929 -- Haig, Master of the Field, 31 January 1928 -- Jellicoe, 'The only man on either side who could lose the war in an afternoon', 21 November 1935 -- Beatty, A Great Sea Commander, 11 March 1936 -- Scheer, High Seas Fleet Commander, 27 November 1928 -- Atatürk, Maker of Modern Turkey. Soldier, Organizer and Administrator, 11 November 1938 -- Allenby, Great Soldier and Administrator, 15 May 1936 -- Trenchard, Father of the Royal Air Force, 11 February 1956 -- Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland, patriot and statesman, 29 January 1951 -- Rundstedt, Orthodox strategist and father figure of the German officer corps., 25 February 1953 -- Guderian, Germany's dynamic panzer commander of the Second World War, 17 May 1954 -- Wavell, Soldier and Man of Letters, 25th May 1950 --
  • Alanbrooke, One of the greatest soldiers of his generation, 18 June 1963 -- Auchinleck, Architect of a defensive strategy that led to victory in the desert, 25 March 1981 -- Cunningham, The greatest Royal Navy commander of the Second World War, 13 June 1963 -- Horton, An Architect of victory in the Battle of the Atlantic, 9 August, 1951 -- Dönitz, Architect of German wartime U-boat strategy, 27 December 1980 -- Rommel, A masterly tactician and aggressive exploiter of success, 16 October 1944 -- Montgomery, Victor of El Alamein and a legend in his own lifetime, 25 March 1976 -- Eisenhower, Modern America's soldier statesman, 29 March 1969 -- Patton, Brilliant American War Leader, 22 December 1945 -- Kesselring, One of Germany's most accomplished commanders in the Second World War, 18 July 1960 -- MacArthur, Brilliant soldier and controversial strategist, 6 April 1964 -- Nimitz, The Mastering of Japanese Sea Power, 22 February 1966 -- Manstein, An outstanding German soldier 13 June 1973 -- Rokossovsky, Master of the Counter-Offensive, 5 August 1968 -- Zhukov, Leader of the Soviet Attack on Germany, 20th June 1974 -- Dowding, Victor of the Battle of Britain, 16 February 1970 -- Galland, The Luftwaffe's Fighter Commander, 14 February 1996 -- Harris, Executant of strategic air offensive against Germany, 7 April 1984 -- Slim, Soldier of indomitable spirit who defeated the Japanese, 15 December 1970 -- Wingate, Guerrilla Operations in Burma, 1st April 1944 -- Ridgway, United Nations Supreme Commander in Korea, 27 July 1993 -- Gorshkov, Mastermind of global Soviet seapower, 16 May 1988 -- Walker, Fighting General of uncompromising methods 14 August 2001 -- Fieldhouse, Falklands Conflict Commander-in-Chief, 18 February 1992
Control code
07276707
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (54 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781849725187
Isbn Type
(online)
Other physical details
1 image, digital files.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00229426
  • (Credo)collinsglmil2008
  • (OCoLC)456520826
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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