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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.
I've read much from various commanders in WW II - Nimitz, Spruance, Bradley, Patton, etc. This is my first read about Eisenhower's experiences and I thought this was an amazing... Read morePublished 4 days ago by SP3204
Excellent service in every way by the seller. The book is a classic and a good reference for the war in Europe.Published 9 days ago by George Banas
Colossal work. Plenty of detail and easy to follow the progress as the Allies brought down the enemy in Europe, etc.Published 27 days ago by Barbara D. Hathaway
If you have an interest in history and want a better understanding of how we helped defeat Hitler Ike's book provides a complete picture of how events unfolded.Published 1 month ago by Norman Neill
This is a totally different view of WW II. Eisenhower, rather than describing specific battles or individuals or the struggles of each campaign, discusses in detail the war from... Read morePublished 1 month ago by D J Baird
Pompous, stuffy and self-serving. Eisenhower has no direct opinions or analysis of colleagues or events of WWII that he was involved with. It makes for a very boring read.Published 1 month ago by johnbg
A wonderful, comprehensive account of the Allies effort to free Europe from the Germans during WW II. Very interesting to see the rise of this officer from a LT. COL. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Timothy P Swainhart
No ghostwriter here, and Ike's writing style is clear, concise, yet engaging. For better or worse, there is little to no second-guessing of other people's judgments and none of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Davepl
Very interesting to get the commanding general's perspective, which is very different from that of the personnel in the field. Fortunately, he is an excellent writer.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer