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George Washington may be one of history's most underrated commanders. Overlooked in favour of his contemporaries such as Napoleon Bonaparte and Frederick the Great, Washington's achievements are arguably more impressive. Frederick and Napoleon inherited formidable militaries, and both had extensive military training and experience prior to assuming command of armies. Washington built his army from scratch, was self-taught, and had never commanded anything larger than a regiment before assuming command of the Continental Army in 1775. This new Command title will track the development of Washington's military career from his early missteps to his heroic efforts during the Revolutionary War that led him on the path to the presidency.

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Published Oct 18 2011
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781849084482
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Command
Short code CMD 21
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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