Patton, Montgomery, Rommel : masters of war /

"In 'Patton, Montgomery, Rommel', one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders--three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis per...

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Main Author: Brighton, Terry.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Crown, [2009], c2008.
Edition:1st U.S. ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Maps
  • Prologue: The Ego at War
  • Part 1.
  • 1. Introductions: Three Portraits
  • 2. First Blood
  • 3. How to Fight in Armor
  • 4. Rommel's Blitzkrieg
  • Part One Appendix Original Rommel: 7th Panzer Division Invasion Narrative
  • Part 2.
  • 5. Conquests of the Deutsches Afrika Korps
  • 6. Hounding Rommel: Monty and Patton Close In
  • 7. Operations Lightfoot and Torch
  • 8. Fractures in the Anglo-American Alliance
  • 9. Patton's Race to Messina
  • 10. Monty's Crawl to Salerno
  • 11. The Battering Ram and the Atlantic Wall
  • Part Two Appendix Original Patton: The Invasion Speech to the Third Army
  • Part 3.
  • 12. The Master Plan and the Grossinvasion
  • 13. The Caen Controversy
  • 14. Patton's Blitzkrieg and the "Montgomery Thrust"
  • 15. The Rommel Murder
  • 16. Bulging Ambitions: Patton and Monty "Win" the War
  • 17. What to Do with Nazis and Communists
  • Part Three Appendix Original Monty: Memoirs at War
  • Epilogue: The Will to Fight
  • Acknowledgments and Sources
  • Index

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