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On War : The Best Military Histories / From the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Award-winning Authors.

Atkinson, Rick, (author.). D'Este, Carlo, 1936- (author.). Hastings, Max. Catastrophe (author.). McPherson, James M., (author.). Millet, Allan Reed, (author.). O'Brien, Tim, 1946- (author.). Weinberg, Gerhard L., (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780989792813
  • ISBN: 0989792811
  • Physical Description: 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Chicago [Illinois] : Pritzker Military Museum & Library, 2013.

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General Note:
Copy signed by Rick Atkinson, Max Hastings, Allan R. Millett, Tim O'Brien, and Gerhard L. Weinberg.
All contributing authors are recipients of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.
"The trade edition of On War: The Best Military Histories was preceded by a limited leather-bound edition of 26 lettered copies signed by each of the authors, as well as 100 numbered copies, each housed in a clamshell case, accompanied by a sterling silver commemorative coin and signed by each of the authors." -- verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
"We Are All Americans," from Battle Cry of Freedom / James M. McPherson -- "Assault from the Sea," from Military Innovation in the Interwar Period / Allan R. Millett -- "Adolf Hitler" and "Franklin D. Roosevelt," from Visions of Victory / Gerhard L. Weinberg -- Prologue, from An Army at Dawn / Rick Atkinson -- "Patton's Finest Hour," adapted from Patton: A Genius for War / Carlo D'Este -- "The British Fight," from Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War / Max Hastings -- "How to Tell a True War Story," from The Things They Carried / Tim O'Brien.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
War > History.
Military art and science > History.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.

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