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BARNETT, CORRELLI, - THE SWORDBEARERS - Studies in Supreme Command in the First World War.

Title: THE SWORDBEARERS - Studies in Supreme Command in the First World War.
Description: Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1963, 1st edn., 386pp, 32pp half tone photo ills., 42 in text maps, maps at endpapers, navy blue cloth lettered in silver and lined in red at spine, upper edge coloured, laminated lettered dustwrapper, a study of four of the major military commanders of World War One and the effect of their characters on the handling of their commands, of Colonel-General Hellmuth von Moltke who implemented the German Schlieffen Plan at the beginning of the war, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe who commanded the Grand Fleet at the Battle of Jutland, General Philippe Pétain who modernised the French Army and saved it fromn collapse; and General Erich Ludendorff , the last German supreme commander who led Germany to final defeat, very slightly cocked, light bump upper tip upper board, lightly rubbed at extrems., sl. tanning to fore and lower edges, dustwrapper: rubbed with sl. loss at extrems., several nicks to edges, some shrinkage to laminate at upper hinge, lightly soiled, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,

Keywords: war ww1 studies supreme command western front

Price: GBP 12.50 = appr. US$ 17.85 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 39302

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