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By John C. Fredriksen

ISBN-10: 1576076032

ISBN-13: 9781576076033

Books on American army heroes abound. yet this publication is the 1st to target America's proficient enemies—the generals, admirals, Indian chiefs and warriors, submarine captains, fighter pilots, and spies who adversarial the U.S. with army strength or different skill. usually those army leaders have been among the finest minds in their times.

For greater than centuries, the recent nation's such a lot consistent army rivals have been the local american citizens, led via such able chiefs as American Horse and Little Wolf. lower than D'Iberville, Canada's French colonialists turned ambitious foes, yet they have been quickly handed by way of the conscientiously disciplined redcoats of serious Britain less than Howe and Cornwallis. satirically, the best enemies within the background of the USA weren't the leaders of international army forces—like Mexico's Santa Anna, Japan's Yamamoto, or Vietnam's Vo Nguyen Giap. They arose from between its personal electorate throughout the Civil warfare, the bloodiest clash in American history.

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