The Generals

American Military Command from World War II to Today

By Thomas E. Ricks; William Hughes (Read by)
(Blackstone Audiobooks, MP3 CD, 9781470817282)

Publication Date: October 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover

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NPR
Thursday, Nov 1, 2012

Thomas Ricks' new book, The Generals, is about what he sees as a decline of American military leadership and accountability. He says that in World War II, generals were held accountable for their lack of success � but that started to change with the Korean War. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Monday, Oct 29, 2012

During World War II, even successful generals could be fired. But after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, no one was fired. A new book from Thomas Ricks examines the changes in our military over the past 60 years. More at NPR.org

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