The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today (Audiobook) By Thomas E. Ricks
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1470817276 | ASIN: B009YQ5UM4 | 15 hours and 51 minutes | MP3 | 433 MB
History has been kinder to the American generals of World War II - Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley - than to the generals of the wars that followed. Is this merely nostalgia? Here, Thomas E. Ricks answers the question definitively: No, it is not, in no small part because of a widening gulf between performance and accountability.
During World War II, scores of American generals were relieved of command simply for not being good enough.