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Thursday, November 08, 2012

A another new day

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This morning.

* The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today, by Thomas E. Ricks, may have some of the answers we're seeking. From the book description:

History has been kind to the American generals of World War II—Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—and less kind to the generals of the wars that followed. In The Generals, Thomas E. Ricks sets out to explain why that is. In part it is the story of a widening gulf between performance and accountability. During the Second World War, scores of American generals were relieved of command simply for not being good enough....

I bought this book for Allie for her birthday. She just started reading it, and so far she really likes it. I guess I'll have to buy it for myself, too.

Posted by Marie at November 8, 2012 10:28 PM