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    • Macarthur's War

    • The Flawed Genius Who Challenged the American Political System
    • By: Bevin Alexander
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    As a United States general, he had an unparalleled genius for military strategy, and it was under his leadership that Japan was rebuilt into a democratic ally after World War II. But MacArthur carried out his zero-sum philosophy both on and off the battlefield. During the Korean War, in defiance of President Harry S. Truman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he pushed for an aggressive confrontation with Communist China - a position intended to provoke a wider war, regardless of the cost or consequences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Tragic Story of "the forgotten war".

    • By Anthony Freyberg on 08-12-16

    Regular price: $22.40

    • Inside the Nazi War Machine

    • How Three Generals Unleashed Hitler's Blitzkrieg Upon the World
    • By: Bevin Alexander
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Under orders of the Fuhrer, the German General Staff reluctantly drew up a lackluster plan of invasion for France. Yet it was the audacious scheme of three of Hitler’s top generals that brought down France’s military force, Rather than simply move troops to engage the enemy, for the first time they would unleash the tank and drive straight into the heart of their foe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good listen ..... however...

    • By Alan on 06-10-13

    Regular price: $19.59

    • How Great Generals Win

    • By: Bevin Alexander
    • Narrated by: James Slattery
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
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      4 out of 5 stars 82
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Throughout history great generals have done what their enemies have least expected. Instead of direct, predictable attack, they have deceived, encircled, outflanked, out-thought, and triumphed over often superior armies commanded by conventional thinkers.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Problem with Case-Study-Centric Analysis

    • By Kenneth on 03-30-14

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Sun Tzu at Gettysburg

    • Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World
    • By: Bevin Alexander
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 65
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      4 out of 5 stars 50
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      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Imagine the impact on world history if Robert E. Lee had listened to General Longstreet at Gettysburg and withdrawn to higher ground instead of sending Pickett uphill against the entrenched Union line. Or if Napolon, at Waterloo, had avoided mistakes he'd never made before. The advice that would have changed the outcome of these crucial battles is found in a book on strategy written centuries before Christ was born.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • How Different History Could Be

    • By Me & My Girls on 09-13-14

    Regular price: $19.95