By Jonathan W. Jordan
From New York Times bestselling writer Jonathan W. Jordan—author of Brothers, opponents, Victors—comes the intimate precise tale of President Franklin Roosevelt’s internal circle of army management, the crew of opponents who formed global struggle II and America.
After the assault on Pearl Harbor, the USA used to be awoke from its shut eye of isolationism. to aid him steer the country in the course of the coming battle, President Franklin Roosevelt grew to become to the best “team of rivals” because the days of Lincoln: Secretary of battle Henry Stimson, Admiral Ernest J. King, and common George C. Marshall.
jointly, those 4 males led the state via history’s such a lot devastating clash and ushered in a brand new period of unparalleled American effect, all whereas compelled to beat the profound own and political ameliorations which divided them.
A startling and intimate reassessment of U.S. management in the course of international struggle II, American Warlords is a impressive glimpse behind the scenes of presidential power.
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American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II by Jonathan W. Jordan