1 edition of Monty and Patton found in the catalog.
Monty and Patton
Michael Frank Reynolds
|Statement||by Michael Reynolds|
|LC Classifications||D736 .R49 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||352 p. :|
|Number of Pages||352|
|LC Control Number||2010549111|
Monty and Patton: Two Paths to Victory by Professor Michael Reynolds starting at $ Monty and Patton: Two Paths to Victory has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. In his exce llent book Masters of Battle: Monty, Patton and Rommel at War, British historian Terry Brighton counterpoints the period's most famous generals, one each from England, the US and Germany. He does so in such a way that each man's abilities and failures are obvious and connected in so strongly that it's apparent their individual.
What did you love best about Patton, Montgomery, Rommel? The contrasting and comparison of these three Generals is fascinating. I have read biographies of Patton and Rommel, but this book is a worthwhile supplement to my previous knowledge. Warning: don't read this book if Monty is your hero! 4 people found this helpful. He, like Monty, was full of himself. He was far more aggressive than Monty, capable of accomplishing more with less and one of the best in all of the allied armies at offensive war. But I would take Patton over Monty. I agree that Patton made the US forces in North Africa combat effective than successful in Sicily.
MONTY AND ROMMEL. Parallel Lives. by Peter Caddick-Adams. Age Range: - PATTON, MONTGOMERY, ROMMEL. by Terry Brighton Nonfiction. TOGETHER WE STAND. by James Holland our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. There are some good myth-busting passages, and it's obvious that some of the animosity in the Patton-Monty legend is a bit overblown, though certainly based on fact. All in all, a good book which held my interest, but if you're looking for an intro for /5(5).
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Monty was commanding the British Eighth Army and Patton the American Seventh. It is also noteworthy that the initial assault force, more than eight divisions, was in fact larger than that used in the invasion of Normandy, making Husky numerically, in terms of men landed on the beaches and frontage, the largest amphibious operation of World War II.
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Through the mutual respect of the arch-enemies Monty and Rommel, and the mutual animosity of the allies Monty and Patton, Masters of Battle presents the Second World War as it was experienced by its three most flamboyant, controversial and influential commanders.
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Assault on Sicily: Monty Monty and Patton book Patton at War/5(3). Monty took over Highwaywhich Lt. Gen. Omar Bradley’s II Corps was using for its push north. The moved forced the American 45th Division back to the beach to reposition itself.
Patton balked at accepting a support role and flew to Tunis to confront his superiors. Buy a cheap copy of Masters of Battle: Monty, Patton and book by Terry Brighton. In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the 5/5(5).
Michael Reynolds' book, Monty and Patton: Two Paths to Victory, is a quite readable piece of literature. Regrettably Monty and Patton is NOT great historical literature. If a reader is looking new revelations or new insights about these controversial leaders he/she will be disappointed - yet to Reynolds' credit he states in his introductory 4/5(5).
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 commandersthree men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II.
Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal /5. item 6 Monty and Patton: Two Paths to Victory by Reynolds, Michael Paperback Book The - Monty and Patton: Two Paths to Victory by Reynolds, Michael Paperback Book The. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet.
Be the first to write. As for the disputes about “Monty” versus Patton or others, the most telling book was published in the early ’70s, the Ultra Secret. It was written by a Brit who had worked at Bletchley and after much of the information on WW 2 had been declassified.
Monty and Patton: Two Paths to Victory, Michael Reynolds. Monty and Patton were two of the best known Allied generals of the Second World War, and had a famously difficult relationship, with very different styles of command and of campaigning, with Monty famous for his slow careful approach and Patton for his rapid daring advances.
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Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). The book details everything from The Battle of the Bulge to England before D-Day along with the separate and combined exploits of Monty and Patton. Through intriguing images and accurate maps, the prose is gripping and : £ Monty Patton is on Facebook.
Join Facebook to connect with Monty Patton and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the Occupation: Send City Missionary. The book uses the personal writings of the generals to argue that the explosive relationship between the allies Patton and Montgomery had a greater effect on the conduct and course of the war than the respectful relationship between the enemies Patton and Rommel.
In October he was awarded the Imperial Service : military history. Patton's own records, and 3rd party press memoirs, reveal clearly that Patton regarded Monty with utter contempt.
It seems Patton's contempt for Monty first became publicly apparent during Monty's pompous, condescending post-Tunis "command & staff training" tedium.
Matt Davies (not stalking you here, Nigel. All just good fun) Reply DeleteAuthor: Nigel Davies. Promotional video for the book Masters Of Battle: Monty, Patton and Rommel at War - including original footage of the three generals - for more information or to buy the book. Repeated comparison is made in this connection between Montgomery and Patton.
(Naturally, the latter suffers.) The majorfrom the preparations for the Sicilian invasion through the punishing Italian campaign to the D-Day landings, is Monty's emphasis on a unified command and singleness of purpose. Neither Monty nor Patton were pleasant people, they did not like the other very much, but their ambitious and calculating personalities make them fantastic subject material.
Reynolds includes their contributions to the victory in North Africa and Europe as well as a superb overview of their respective command. Patton (George C. Scott) and his men attack and annihilate Rommel's battalion of tanks and infantry during the Tunisia campaign in Africa.
FILM DESCRIPTION: In North Africa, George Patton. Get this from a library! Masters of battle: Monty, Patton and Rommel at war. [Terry Brighton] -- "In the Second World War, Great Britain, the United States and Germany each produced one land force commander who stood out from the rest: Bernard Montgomery, George Patton and Erwin Rommel.
These. 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 personae of World War II.
Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal 4/4(22). Patton and Bradley fare somewhat better.I was very skeptical when I approached this book, since it challenged every preconception I ever had of Monty, that of the overcautious, slow, egocentric pedant who only cramped the styles of the Pattons of this world.
This book changed my views/5(4).