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Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American review Ü eBook or Kindle ePUB Ed biographies of the year Henry Steele Commager New York Herald Tribune It is not often that one comes upon a biography that is so well done as this book Nearly every page bears. William Tecumseh Sherman and his men may have physically torn asunder the heart of the Confederacy by marching through Georgia and the Carolinas but the general s mind and grand strategy has perhaps significantly cut through military thought as the first instance of total warLiddell Hart a renowned military historian and commentator delivers a fine biography of Sherman Though the language is stilted and perhaps now a bit dated and the battles are told in less than clear prose Hart captures the man and what makes him so uniue to military history and why he was a godsend to the Union Army of the Civil WarOn from Chattanooga Sherman devised a strategy of maneuvers and parries with his army that managed both to capture Atlanta and spare his army from the waterfalls of blood that poured forth from Grant s Overland campaign After capturing Atlanta though Sherman devises something even spectacular a march to the sea that will physically despoil the South and psychologically impale it Cutting off from communications Sherman and his bummers bore into the heart of Georgia making it howl uite loudly though many times in fair and regulated fashion Upon reaching the sea Sherman carries forth the torch through South Carolina laying waste to the farms and cities of those bold enough to declare independence in 1861Hart gets it exactly right in labeling Sherman one of the geniuses of the Civil War era Unlike many this man understood that the war would be long brutal make many men s lives short and also that it was a war of peoples not merely of armies In understanding this Sherman devised a way to strip the South of its political legitimacy and cripples its armies from a tactical standpointWashington Grant Eisenhower MacArthur these names ring in our time as the leaders of great war efforts Sherman however perhaps stands alone in not just participating in a victorious war effort but in understanding and implementing a grand strategy that would define the modern age of warfare The Lost Lupin renowned military historian and commentator delivers a fine biography of Sherman Though the language is stilted and perhaps now a bit dated and the battles are told in less than clear prose Hart captures the man and what makes him so uniue to military history and why he was a godsend to the Union Army of the Civil WarOn from Chattanooga Sherman devised a strategy of maneuvers and parries with his army that managed both to capture Atlanta and spare his army from the waterfalls of blood that poured forth from Grant s Overland campaign After capturing Atlanta though Sherman devises something even spectacular a march to the sea that will physically despoil the South and psychologically impale it Cutting off from communications Sherman and his bummers bore into the heart of Georgia making it howl uite loudly though many times in fair and Chrysanthemum regulated fashion Upon After the Falls reaching the sea Sherman carries forth the torch through South Carolina laying waste to the farms and cities of those bold enough to declare independence in 1861Hart gets it exactly Then the Americans Came Voices from Vietnam right in labeling Sherman one of the geniuses of the Civil War era Unlike many this man understood that the war would be long brutal make many men s lives short and also that it was a war of peoples not merely of armies In understanding this Sherman devised a way to strip the South of its political legitimacy and cripples its armies from a tactical standpointWashington Grant Eisenhower MacArthur these names Hell in a Handbasket Devilish Debutantes #2 ring in our time as the leaders of great war efforts Sherman however perhaps stands alone in not just participating in a victorious war effort but in understanding and implementing a grand strategy that would define the modern age of warfare

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Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American review Ü eBook or Kindle ePUB Evidence of the fact that it is the product of painstaking and exhaustive research mature thought and an expert understanding of the subject in hand Saturday Review of Literatur. I listened to the audio of this book borrowed from the library Very interesting and informative look at the military strategist and original thinker that was WT Sherman Also because this was written by a British writer it was much direct without the political considerations of the causes and execution of the Civil War taken into account The Nuclear Platypus Biscuit Bible research mature thought and an expert understanding of the subject in hand Saturday Review of Literatur. I listened to the audio of this book borrowed from the library Very interesting and informative look at the military strategist and original thinker that was WT Sherman Also because this was written by a British writer it was much direct without the political considerations of the causes and execution of the Civil War taken into account

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Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American review Ü eBook or Kindle ePUB When Liddell Hart's Sherman was first published in 1929 it received encomiums such as these A masterly performance one of the most thorougly dignified one of the most distinguish. It s not easy to find a hero Most are flawed But Sherman is the man The book was a real page turner for me and has become a favourite I had the book for a while now but was wary of reading it worried that I might start a book and not finish it because I might be bored and get lost in the details I read it with some Civil War maps from Wikipedia I usually read a few books at the same time but this book totally consumed me In finishing the book I have found for myself someone that I can really learn from when it comes to humility moderation and strategy If you read about him from the Wikipedia pages you are going to misunderstand him as his contemporaries did Read the book and understand his motivation As Liddell Hart pointed out the significance of his leadership is obvious after World War 1 where the war did not produce a second Sherman


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    EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American This classic biography is important in three ways First it is simply an excellent portrayal of a great man's life Second it is a powerful corrective to the unfair popular perspectives on Sherman that are often tau

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    EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American read Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American Sherman was really a pleasure to read; Liddell Hart highlights a controversial and fascinating general with perspicacity and brevity He paints Sherman as one often considered belligerent pugnacious and wild; yet in reality he was logi

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    EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American characters È eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ B.H. Liddell Hart read Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American It's not easy to find a hero Most are flawed But Sherman is the man The book was a real page turner for me and has become a favourite I had the book for a while now but was wary of reading it worried that I might start a book and not finish it because I might be bored and get lost in the details I read it with some Civil War maps from Wikipedia I usually read a few books at the same time but this book totally consumed me In finis

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    EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American Very often I am plagued by the uestion of whether I have enjoyed a work of biography because I liked the subject or because the uality of the writing was excellent leading me to like the subject In this case I have no doubt I loved both BH Liddell Hart was a professional soldier and also an extraordinary writer William Tecumseh Sherman was the best grand strategist either side of the Civil War produced and the second most able ta

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    EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American An inspiring biography of a brilliant general who devised new military strategy Unlike Robert O’Connell’s biography Liddell Hart concentrates on the details of battles particularly the invasion from Chattanooga to Atlanta through Georgia to Savannah up through Charleston into North Carolina I was born in At

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    EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American read Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American William Tecumseh Sherman and his men may have physically torn asunder the heart of the Confederacy by marching through Georgia and the Carolinas but the general's mind and grand strategy has perhaps significantly cut through

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    characters È eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ B.H. Liddell Hart EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American I'd been interested in Sherman since we visited St Louis last summer and stopped by Sherman's grave It was not very impressive given his notoriety Neither was William Clark's grave monument which was elaborate St Louis doesn't seem to have the funds to keep up the cemeteriesThe book is almost completely focused on Sherman's Civil Wa

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    EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American I listened to the audio of this book borrowed from the library Very interesting and informative look at the military strategist and original thinker that was WT Sherman Also because this was written by a British writer it was much direct without the political considerations of the causes and execution of the Civil War t

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    EBOOK Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American Because the author is British his focus is on the person Sherman than the war Plus I can tell the author likes his subject it makes for pleasant reading I'm listening to the audiobook but I also ordered a used copy in hardcover from 1929 because there is so much in it I want to be able to refer to it for years to come

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    characters È eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ B.H. Liddell Hart B.H. Liddell Hart ↠ 3 characters read Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American Great bookOutstanding in understanding the General and the man behind the brutal campaign against the south the march through Georgia and the Carolinas highly recommend to students of history

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  • Paperback
  • 474
  • Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American
  • B.H. Liddell Hart
  • English
  • 14 June 2018
  • 9780306805073