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Lifting examples or trying to quote from this brilliant account is almost like tearing threads from the Bayeaux tapestry in order to analzyze its beauty... Rich in lessons and satisfaction for soldiers, statesman, and plain citizens of every country.(Commonweal)
This non-ghost-written book is as simple and as forthright as the innumerable admirers of its author have every right to expect it would be.(New York Herald Tribune Weekly Book Review)
Eisenhower gives the reader true insight into the most difficult part of a commander's life.(New York Times)
[A]n orderly, objective, well-documented account of the war in Western Europe.(Saturday Review of Literature)
Eisenhower's "Crusade in Europe" is a must read for anyone with an interest in WWII.
He is an EXCEPTIONAL writer and is obviously making use of his extensive notes written contemporaneously with the military campaign.
He discusses strategy and tactics and carefully distinguishes for the reader the differences.
Excellent historical and factual description of the challenges faced by D.W. Eisenhower during the second World war.Published 1 month ago by Frank Bason
Amazing amazing! Perfect for the WWII historian, amateur and professional and anyone interested! It was one of my late father's favorite books I ever gave him.Published 1 month ago by Abby Futrelle
I purchased this book with the purpose of writing a review on the 70th anniversary of the European campaign. Read morePublished 3 months ago by John Blanton
A well written history of the era and events including the personnel making decisions that set the scene for the next 50 years in Europe.Published 4 months ago by Roger Grace
Best review of WWII I have ever read.... A must read !!!
I would recommend this book to everyone interested in history.
Eisenhower was too much of a gentleman to pour salt on the wounds of his recollections, so this book is quite bland. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Paul B.