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Mead, Richard
Churchill's Lions: A Biographical Guide to the Key British Generals of World War II
Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2007

Biographical sketches of 125 generals with notes about another 125

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 544

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See also references to this book:
   Reference in news archive May 2007
   Reference in news archive February 2008


Notes from Stone & Stone

A strong collection of biographical sketches focusing less on the personalities of the generals and more on their campaigns. A very handy reference, also including a nicely annotated bibliography of memoirs and biographies.

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Feedback from Peter McCoy on Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Rates this book: 5 star

Bought from Amazon UK. Very good biography.

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