Hardcover Book, Patton, Hubert Essame, Biography, World War II, Nonfiction, Literature, Illustrated


Hardcover Book, Patton, Hubert Essame, Biography, World War II, Nonfiction, Literature, Illustrated

A hardcover book entitled Patton A Study In Command by Hubert Essame.

Herbert Essame examines each of Patton's major battles, their place in winning the war and the principles that guided Patton's strategies and decisions. In addition, the author compares Patton with his Allied colleagues, particularly Eisenhower and Montgomery, and concludes that he outclassed them "in imagination, technique, and achievement." The portrait painted is that of a man who possessed all of the requirements of generalship. It is probable that Patton would have been pleased with Essame's professional analysis of his operational role.

Major General Hubert Essame (1896 – 1976) was a British Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II. He was also a military lecturer, historian and broadcaster.

8½ x 5¾ inches
280 pages
Dust Jacket
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons -- 1974 -- Book Club Edition

This book is Very Good condition. The book has no rips or tears. The inside pages are clean but slightly yellowed by age. The binding is completely intact. The dust jacket is in poor condition with tearing along the folds and small rips at the top and bottom of the spine.

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