The Times Great Military Lives: Leadership and Courage-in Obituaries (Times (Times Books))

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Sometimes complex or difficult, often intellectually brilliant and physically brave, the military commanders of the 19th and 20th centuries uniformly had the confidence to make the difficult decisions that could carry a vital battle or turn a campaign. They were great leaders of men who had the lives of millions and the fates of nations in their hands. Collected here are the obituaries of some of recent history’s finest military leaders among them Napoleon, Montgomery, Patton, and MacArthur each reproduced in facsimile of its first printing. Together these lives tell stories of grand strategy, tactical boldness, courage and ingenuity under fire, and an enduring commitment to selfless service.

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William Hague is the best-selling author of William Pitt the Younger, published in 2004 to rapturous reviews and was chosen as History Book of the Year in the British Book Awards. At Oxford, he was President of both the Union and the University Conservative Association. He has been MP for Richmond, Yorkshire since 1989. He joined the Cabinet in 1995 as Secretary of State for Wales, and was leader of the Conservative Party from June 1997 to June 2001. He is now Shadow Foreign Secretary. After a decade as a freelance writer, editor, lecturer and translator, Ian Brunskill joined The Times in 1991. He became Obituaries Editor in 1999, and, in addition, Letters Editor in 2005; he also edits the paper's Saturday Faith page of religious features and news. He is editor of The Times Great Lives (2005) and The Times Great Victorian Lives (2007).

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