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Title Roosevelt's centurions [electronic resource] / Joseph E. Persico.
Author Persico, Joseph E.
Publication Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, [2012]
Copyright date ℗2012
Edition Unabridged edition.
Description 1 online resource (1 sound file)
audio file
Call # eAUDIO
Note Unabridged.
"FDR and the commanders he led to victory in World War II"--Container.
Performer Read by Dan Woren.
Summary All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt's Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like no president since Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Declaring himself "Dr. Win-the-War," FDR assumed the role of strategist in chief, and, though surrounded by star-studded generals and admirals, he made clear who was running the war. FDR was a hands-on war leader, involving himself in everything from choosing bomber targets to planning naval convoys to the design of landing craft. Persico explores whether his strategic decisions, including his insistence on the Axis powers' unconditional surrender, helped end or may have prolonged the war.
Note Description based on audiobook version record.
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Military leadership.
Generals -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Admirals -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
Genre Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
Addl. Author Woren, Dan.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Source record: Persico, Joseph E. Roosevelt's centurions. Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2012 9780449012185 (OCoLC)792882469
ISBN 9780449012215 (electronic audio bk.)
0449012212 (electronic audio bk.)
9780449012192 (electronic audio bk.)
0449012190 (electronic audio bk.)

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